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500th Anniversary of Gerardus Mercator

Exhibition Catalogue

  1. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594).
    Chronologia, hoc est Supplitatis temporum ab initis mundi ex eclipsitus et observantionibus astronomicis... - Basileae [Basel], 1577.
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594).
    Chronology. Basel, 1577
    NLR 12.33.3.83
    Title page
  2. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594).
    Chronologia, hoc est Supplitatis temporum ab initis mundi ex eclipsitus et observantionibus astronomicis... - Coloniae Agrippinae [Köln], 1569.
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594).
    Chronology. Cologne, 1569
    NLR 12.12.3.31
    Title page
  3. Ptolemaei Geographia libri VIII. - Colon. [Köln], 1584.
    Claudius Ptolemy's Geography. 8th Book. Cologne, 1584
    NLR 7.44.1.4
  4. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594).
    Atlas sive cosmographicæ meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura. Gerardo Mercatore Rupelmundano, illustrissimi Dueis Julie Clivie & Mo[n]tis & C. cosmographo auctore. Cum. priv. Duisburgi Clivorum. 1595.
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594).
    Atlas, or Cosmographic Meditations on the Creation of the World and the Form of Creation. Duisburg, 1595
    K 0-Mir 7/10
    Electronic resource
  5. Claudii Ptalemaei Alexandrini Geographiæ libri octo graeco-latini, Latine primum recogniti & emendati cum tabulis geographicis ad mentem auctoris restitutis per Gerardum Mercatorem. Jam verò ad Graeca et Latina exemplaria à Petro Montano iterum recogniti et pluribus locis castigati… Jodocus Hondius excudit sibi et Cornelio Nicolai, in cujus officina prostant, Frãcofurti, Amstelodammi, 1605.
    Claudius Ptolemy's Geography. 8th Book. Amsterdam, 1605
    K 0-Mir 7/40
    Electronic resource
  6. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    [Gerardi Mercatoris atlas sive cosmographicæ meditationes de fabrica mundi. Denuò auctus.
    Amsterodami, sumptibus & typis aeneis Judoci Hondij], [1611?-1612?].
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Atlas of the World. Amsterdam, [1611-1612?]
    K 0-Mir 7/43
  7. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Atlas minor Gerardi Mercatoris à J. Hondio plurimis aeneis tabulis auctus atque illustratus. Amsterodami, Excusum in aedibus Judoci Hondij Veneunt etiam apud Corneliũ Nicolai, item apud Joannem Janssoniũ Arnhemi, [1607].
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Atlas Minor. Arnhem, [1607]
    K 0-Mir 6/67
    Electronic resource
  8. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmograficae Meditationes de Fabrica mundi et fabricati figura. De novo multis in locis emendatus et Appendice auctus studio Judoci Hondij [Maps]. - Amsterodami: 1630: Johannis Cloppenburgij.
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Atlas Minor. Amsterdam, 1630
    K 0-Mir 6/73
    Electronic resource
  9. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris à J. Hondio plurimis aeneis Tabulis auctus et illustratus: denuo recognit additisque novis delineationibus emendatus. Amsterodami, Ex officina Joannis Janssonii, 1634.
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Atlas Minor. Amsterdam, 1634
    K 0-Mir 6/347
  10. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594)
    Orbis terrae novissima descriptio / Gerardo Mercator; J.Hondius sculp., J. le Clerc excud. - S. l.: 1602
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594) – Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    1602 Map of the World.
    K 0-Mir 2/310
    Electronic resource
  11. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594)
    Russia cum confinÿs. Per Gerardum Mercatorem. Cum privilegio. [Amsterdam, 1633]
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594)
    Map of Russia. Amsterdam, 1633. From the Mercator–Hondius Atlas of the World
    K 0-MoskE 2/19
    Electronic resource
  12. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594)
    Taurica Chersonesus Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazara dicitur. Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio. [Duisburg, 1595, republished. Amsterdam, Hondius, 1619].
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594)
    Map of Crimea. Amsterdam, 1619. From the Mercator–Hondius Atlas of the World.
    K 0-MoskE 2/56
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  13. Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594)
    Galliæ tabule geographicæ per Gerardum Mercatorem illustrissimi Ducis Julie Cliuie Montis etc. cosmographum. Cum gratia & priv. Duysburgi Cliuorum editæ, [dedication of 1585].
    Mercator, Gerardus (1512-1594)
    Atlas of France, the Netherlands and Germany. Duisburg, 1585
    K 0-Evr 7/1
  14. Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Evropa. I. Hondius inv. [et] sculp. I. le Clerc exc. S.l., 1602.
    Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
    Map of Europe. S. l., 1602
    K 0-Evr 2/48
    Electronic resource
  15. Double Portrait of Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594) and Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612).
    From the atlas: Gerardi Mercatoris et J. Hondii Atlas ou representation du monde universal… Amsterdam, Henry Hondius, 1633.
  16. Braun, Georg (1541-1622 ), Hogenberg, Frans (1538-1590)
    Duisburgum. [Colonia Agrippinae (Köln), 1575]
    From the edition: Civitates Orbis Terrarum - De praecipues totius urbibus liber secundus. 1575.
    Braun, Georg (1541-1622 ), Hogenberg, Frans (1538-1590)
    Bird's-eye View Plan of Duisburg. From the Atlas of Cities of the World (About the Principal Cities of the World, the second book, 1575) G. Braun and F. Hogenberg, Volume 2, map 34
    K 0-Mir 7/27_2
  17. Braun, Georg (1541-1622 ), Hogenberg, Frans (1538-1590)
    Loeven (Lovanium). [Colonia Agrippinae (Köln), 1581]
    From the edition: Civitates Orbis Terrarum - Urbium praecipvarum totius mundi liber tertius. Vol. III.
    Braun, Georg (1541-1622 ), Hogenberg, Frans (1538-1590)
    Bird's-eye View Plan of Louvain - the university city, where Gerardus Mercator studied. From the Atlas of Cities of the World (About the Principal Cities of the World, the second book, 1575) G. Braun and F. Hogenberg, Volume 3, map 11.
    K 0-Mir 7/27_3
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  18. Book called Cosmography that is a description of the world and great countries. S.l.: [17..]
    Electronic resource
  19. Phillip Allen.
    Atlas Atlasov. Svet očami kartografov. Bratislava, 1994. In Czech, translation from English.
    Description of the collection of atlases at the Birmingham Library. The publication contains reproductions of the most important maps, including the works of all the great cartographers.
    K 4-Mir 27/3403
    Cover of the edition
  20. Vierhundert Jahre Mercator, vierhundert Jahre Atlas: Die ganze Welt zwischen zwei Buchdeckeln : eine Geschichte der Atlanten. Weiβenhorn: Anton H. Konrad Verlag,1995. In German.
    Catalogue of the exhibition marking the 400 years from the death of G. Mercator, published by the Bavarian State Library.
    K 4-Mir 26/3389
    Cover of the edition
  21. Mercator Fountain ( Mercatorbrunnen - in German) in Duisburg.
  22. Figure of Gerardus Mercator at Parc du Petit Sablon in Brussels.
  23. 100 euro coin commemorating the 500th anniversary of Mercator.
    In 2012, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Mercator's birth, the Royal Mint of Belgium issued a commemorative coin in gold. The front shows a map of Europe and the 12 stars of the European Union. The repeated word "Belgium" in its three official languages: Dutch, French and German: «BELGIQUE - BELGIE - BELGIEN» are engraved along the edge of the coin. The reverse is decorated with a Portrait of Mercator looking at a globe. To the right is the inscription: «GERADUS MERCATOR» and the years of "1512" and "2012." The coin has the weight of 15.55 grammes, and the diameter of 29 millimeters.
Mercator Fountain ( Mercatorbrunnen - in German) in Duisburg.
Figure of Gerardus Mercator at Parc du Petit Sablon in Brussels.
100 euro coin commemorating the 500th anniversary of Mercator.
Phillip Allen.
Atlas Atlasov. Svet očami kartografov. Bratislava, 1994. In Czech, translation from English.
Description of the collection of atlases at the Birmingham Library. The publication contains reproductions of the most important maps, including the works of all the great cartographers.
Vierhundert Jahre Mercator, vierhundert Jahre Atlas: Die ganze Welt zwischen zwei Buchdeckeln : eine Geschichte der Atlanten. Weiβenhorn: Anton H. Konrad Verlag,1995. In German.
Catalogue of the exhibition marking the 400 years from the death of G. Mercator, published by the Bavarian State Library.
Chronology. Basel, 1577