Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio


Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio

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Title:
Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoria
Creator:
Mercator, Rumold, approximately 1545-1599
Contributor:
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594
Contributor:
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612.
Name on Item:
Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat
Date:
[ca. 1607–1612]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Phillips Academy Andover
Collection (local):
Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection at Phillips Academy, Andover MA
Subjects:
World maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher:
[Amsterodami] : [Iudoci Hondij
Notes (citation):
Koeman-Krogt. Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 0001:1A
Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 157
Suarez, T. Shedding the veil, 31
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures.
Prime meridian: [Ferro].
Text on verso in Latin, titled Orbis terrae typus, p. 29-30.
Printer's signature: D.
From the 1607-1608 or 1611-1612 edition of Gerhard Mercator's Atlas.
Extent:
1 map : hand colored ; 2 hemispheres 26 cm. in diameter, on sheet 48 x 57 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:100,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
1431
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