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Tauola dell' isole nuoue, le quali son nominate occidentali, & indiane per diuersi rispetti

Münster, Sebastian,
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Online; Map
Description
1 map : ill. ; 26 x 34 cm. on sheet 29 x 39 cm.
Variant title
Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali & indiane per diversi rispetti
Mondo nuovo il quale ha l'isole dell Indico occeano
Nüw Welt
Mathematical info
Scale not given.
Published
[In Colonia : Appresso gli heredi d'Arnoldo Byrckmanno, 1575]
Notes
Map on 1 folded sheet, with Italian text "Mondo nuovo il quale ha l'isole dell Indico occeano ... " and number "14" on verso. Place names in Latin, except for "Die Nüw Welt" which appears on South America.
Title printed at top of sheet, outside the border of the map.
Includes illustrations.
Relief shown pictorially.
Detached from: Cosmographia universale ... / raccolta primo da diversi autori per Sebastiano Munstero ... In Colonia, Appresso gli heradi d'Arnoldo Byrckmanno, 1575.
A derivative of Münster's map "Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diverses respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant" (Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1540 and later) which is described by John Goss as "the earliest separate map of the Americas." Cf. The mapping of North America, Map 6, p. 24.
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