Antique Maps by Petrus Bertius (*1565 - 1629)

Petrus Bertius (Bert) was a Flemish theologian, historian, geographer and cartographer grown up in Beveren (Flanders). In 1593 he became a librarian and professor of mathematics at the University of Leyden. His main cartographic works are a miniature world atlas of 1600, a pocket atlas dedicated to the architecture, the maps and the views of towns of the German Empire of 1616 (26 engraved maps and 101 town views) and a version of Ptolemy's Geographia containing 28 maps engraved by Mercator for his 1578 edition and 14 maps of Ortelius' Parergon.

1600: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum
1616: Commentariorum Rerum Germanicarum libri tres waarin o.a. opgenomen de Tabula Peutingeriana
1618: Theatri Geographiae Veteris

  • Petrus Bertius:  Catalonia et Aragonia

    W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Antique map of Catalonia and Aragon by Petrus Bertius. Shows the Spanish Mediterranean coast from the Spanish-French border to the mouth of the Ebro River. With Girona, Barcelona, Tarragona and...

    Catalonia et Aragonia
    1635 - Petrus Bertius
    12621

    Antique map of Catalonia and Aragon. Printed in Amsterdam by W. Blaeu in 1635.

    160,00 €
  • Petrus Bertius:  Hispania

    W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Antique map of Spain and Portugal by Petrus Bertius. Shows the Iberian Peninsula. This map first appeared in the small-format Altas by Bertius, printed in 1616 by Hondius. This example was printed...

    Hispania
    1635 - Petrus Bertius
    12622

    Antique map of Spain - Portugal. Printed in Amsterdam by W. Blaeu in 1635.

    195,00 €
  • Petrus Bertius:  Portugallia

    W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Antique map of Portugal by Petrus Bertius. This map first appeared in the small-format Altas by Bertius, printed in 1616 by Hondius. This example was printed from the same copper plate by Willem...

    Portugallia
    1635 - Petrus Bertius
    12623

    Antique map of Spain - Portugal. Printed in Amsterdam by W. Blaeu in 1635.

    135,00 €
  • Petrus Bertius:  Majorcae et Minorcae descrip

    W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Antique map of the Balearic Islands by Petrus Bertius. Shows the Balearic Islands (Islas Baleares) of Mallorca and Menorca. Decorated with two sea monsters and a sailing ship. This map first...

    Majorcae et Minorcae descrip
    1635 - Petrus Bertius
    12624

    Antique map of Menorca, Mallorca, Balearic Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by W. Blaeu in 1635.

    395,00 €
  • Petrus Bertius:  Legio

    W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Antique map of the province of León by Petrus Bertius. Shows the Atlantic coast from Ribadeo in the west to Santander in the east. In the south to Vallodolid and Zamora, León in the centre. This...

    Legio
    1635 - Petrus Bertius
    12625

    Antique map of Leon. Printed in Amsterdam by W. Blaeu in 1635.

    130,00 €
  • Petrus Bertius:  Zurich

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1616

    Early cooper engraved view of Zurich in Switzerland from P. Bertius' "Commentariorum Rerum Germanicarum" printed 1616 in Amsterdam. Latin text on verso.

    Zurich
    1616 - Petrus Bertius
    10947

    Antique town view of Zurich. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1616.

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