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Germania by Mercator

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Germania by Mercator

Author: G. Mercator

Year/Period: 1613

Size:Inches:19 x 14
CM:49 x 36

Price: $349.99


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The first edition was published by G. Mercator, a few years later the second edition was published by Jodocus Hondius in 1613.

Engraving Information:

This artistic reproduction of a vintage map was made using modern graphic procedures, but obtaining the results found in the antique copperplate engraving technique, as one can easily find out by lightly rubbing his/her finger on the map. This map, which is an exact reproduction of the original antique, is printed on cotton paper panels which are glued and mounted on a cotton cloth background "a stacchi" (slightly separated from each other), in order to allow for folding and easier transport. Finally, map is water-colored by hand making it a truly unique piece, worthy of the original old print.