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Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio

Ortelius, Abraham; Plantin, Christophe
Format
Map; Online
Published
[Antwerp : Christopher Plantin, 1584]
Language
Latin
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:42,000,000]
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 36 x 49 cm.
Notes
  • Shows North and South America
  • Appeared in editions of Theatrum orbis terrarum, and conforms with Burden's description of the 1579 plate, Latin issue of 1584: strapwork border 4 mm. thick; largest ship in the Pacific sailing eastward; gradations along the equatorial line; bulge in the southwestern coast of South America; Latin text on verso, with 13th line from the bottom beginning "mentaria rerum ... "
  • Latin text on verso is numbered "5" and has caption title "Novvs Orbis".
  • Relief shown pictorially.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
Cited in
Burden, P.D., Mapping of North America, no. 52, p. 65-66.
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    a| Scale [ca. 1:42,000,000]
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    a| [Antwerp : b| Christopher Plantin, c| 1584]
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    a| 1 map : b| hand col. ; c| 36 x 49 cm.
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    a| Shows North and South America
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    a| Appeared in editions of Theatrum orbis terrarum, and conforms with Burden's description of the 1579 plate, Latin issue of 1584: strapwork border 4 mm. thick; largest ship in the Pacific sailing eastward; gradations along the equatorial line; bulge in the southwestern coast of South America; Latin text on verso, with 13th line from the bottom beginning "mentaria rerum ... "
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    a| Latin text on verso is numbered "5" and has caption title "Novvs Orbis".
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    a| Relief shown pictorially.
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    a| Burden, P.D., Mapping of North America, c| no. 52, p. 65-66.
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Area Table 181-2 1579 Ortelius 1584