Islandia – Petrus Bertius / Petrus Kaerius


One of the most charming antique miniature maps of Iceland. Decorated with two sea monsteres.

The map was made by Petrus Kaerius (Peter Van den Keere), and published in Petrus Bertius’ Petri Bertii Geographischer eyn oder zusammengezogener Tabeln, a later german edition of the Caert-Thresoor. Published in Frankfurt, 1612, by Hendrick Laurentssz.

Title: Islandia
Date: 1612
Size: 8.5 x 12.5
Condition: Very Good (VG)
Condition notes: Minor soiling in margin. Very small hole right next to Mount Hekla.

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