America sive novvs orbis respectv Evropaeorvm inferior globi terrestris pars


America sive novvs orbis respectv Evropaeorvm inferior globi terrestris pars

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Title:
America sive novvs orbis respectv Evropaeorvm inferior globi terrestris pars
Title (alt.):
America sive novus orbis respectu Europaeorum inferior globi terrestris pars
Creator:
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598
Contributor:
White, John, fl. 1585-1593
Contributor:
Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, d. 1588
Date:
[1596]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Central America--Maps--Early works to 1800
South America--Maps--Early works to 1800
America--Discovery and exploration--Maps--Early works to 1800
Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
North America (area)
Central America (area)
Publisher:
Francofurti ad Moenum : Formis Theod. de Bry
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Four explorers support the circle enclosing the hemisphere in a maritime landscape. The explorers with dates of their discoveries are from top left: Christopher Columbus (1492) and Amerigo Vespucci (1497); from bottom left: Ferdinand Magellan (1519), and Francisco Pizarro (1526).
Includes illustrations of ships and a monstrous fish.
First map of America to show the White-le Moyne geography of Virginia and Florida.
From part 6 of de Bry's Grands voyages.
Extent:
1 map ; 28 cm. in diam., on sheet 33 x 41 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:30,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
06_01_009911
Call #:
BPL Rare Books Dept. G.281.51
Barcode:
30000003908840
Terms of Use:
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