Oceani occidetalis seu terre nove tabula


Oceani occidetalis seu terre nove tabula

Item Information

Title:
Oceani occidetalis seu terre nove tabula
Title (alt.):
Ocenunus occidentalis
Creator:
Ptolemy, active 2nd century
Contributor:
Grüninger, Johann, -1532?
Contributor:
Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530
Contributor:
Regiomontanus, Joannes, 1436-1476
Date:
1525
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Phillips Academy Andover
Collection (local):
Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection at Phillips Academy, Andover MA
Subjects:
Atlantic Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Extent:
1 map ; 29 x 36 cm.
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Publisher:
Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] : Iohannes Grieningerus
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:40,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Notes:
Map of the Atlantic Ocean and the New World. This map shows the newly discovered islands in the Caribbean and the northern coastline of South America, since the first voyage of Columbus some 40 or so years earlier.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes names of places and natural features.
Descriptive text within ornamental borders on verso.
Appears in the author's Geographia, translated by Willibald Pirckheimer, with annotations by Joannes Regiomontanus. Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] : Iohannes Grieningerus, communibus Iohannis Koberger impensis excudebat, anno a Christi Natiuitate 1525 tertio Kal[endas] Apriles.
Notes (citation):
Burden, P. Mapping of North America, 4
Notes (object):
Hand-colored
Notes (language):
Text in Latin.
Identifier:
1426
Call #:
G.400.23