No title but: Mappa Mundi
Mappa Mundi in Bogars, J.
Gesta Dei per Francos
In second part: Liber Secretorum Fidelium Crucis
Hannover, Wechsel, 1611
Shirley 276; Norderskiold Fig 28
Copperplate engraving, diameter 34x35 cm.
Oriented to the top
Mappa mundi, possibly by Pietro Vesconte, circa 1320 and reproduced in print by Johannn Bongars in 1611. His book was a manual for true crusaders
Medieval circular worldmap, the land mass surrounded by oceans, Jerusalem at the centre. Notable are the rhumb lines, crossing the earth from 16 points at the horizon.