America sive novvs orbis respectv Evropaeorvm inferior globi terrestris pars


America sive novvs orbis respectv Evropaeorvm inferior globi terrestris pars

Item Information

Title:
America sive novvs orbis respectv Evropaeorvm inferior globi terrestris pars
Title (alt.):
America sive novus orbis respectu Europaeorum inferior globi terrestris pars
Description:
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). First map of America to show the White-le Moyne geography of Virginia and Florida.
Creator:
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598
Contributor:
White, John, active 1585-1593
Contributor:
Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, 1533?-1588
Date:
[1596?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Phillips Academy Andover
Collection (local):
Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection at Phillips Academy, Andover MA
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
Publisher:
Francofurti ad Moenum : Formis Theod. de Bry
Notes (citation):
Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, 91
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:
1449
Call #:
G.281.51
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