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Antonio Salamanca: [The World]

Map: WLD3257
 
Cartographer: Antonio Salamanca
Title: [The World]
Date: 1564
Published: Rome
Width: 21 inches / 54 cm
Height: 13 inches / 34 cm
Map ref: WLD3257
Description:
Derived from Gerard Mercator's world map of 1538, this is fine example of Salamanca's rare and magnificent double cordiform map was published by his co-publisher and partner Antonio Lafreri. He replaced Salamanca's name with his own in about 1664 after he became sole proprietor of the firm in 1563. [Shirley 91]