Albertin de Virga Venetian Cartographer World Map 1912 German w/ CommentaryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Books with Maps, Historical Maps, Cartographic History, Reproductions).
Die Weltkarte Des Albertin De Virga, Aus Dem Anfange Des XV. Jahrhunderts In Der Sammlung Figdor In Wein.
Published 1912, Innsbruck, Austria-Hungary by Heinrich Schwick.
17 pages. Text in German. 2 Folding maps plus full page moon chart.
Publisher's paper covered boards portfolio, string ties. All printed leaves loosely inserted as issued, three printed images including
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, bottom right corner bumped and chipped, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this scarce large cartographic book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 18 1/4" H x 13" W. Large oversize format means it will be shipped flat with extra cardboard protection.