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Americae Nova Tabula

auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw
Format
Map; Online
Description
1 map : hand-col. ; 36 x 46 cm. on sheet 44 x 58 cm.
Cartographic Info
Scale not given.
Published
[Amestelodami? : G. Blaeuw, between 1644 and 1658]
Language
Text in Latin; text on verso in French
Notes
  • A derivitive of Blaeu's 1617 map, Burden's State 4, 1642+, with newly engraved sea around embellishments, especially in area found within 10⁰ and 20⁰ S, 240⁰ and 250⁰ longitude.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • From an edition of Theatre du monde, published between 1644 and 1658.
  • Text on verso: 1st leaf, caption title L'Amerique." With "L'Amerique" on signature line, signature mark "A" and catchword "bien"; 2nd leaf: running title: Description de l'Amerique"; catchword "n'ayant."
  • Includes illustrations of ships and sea creatures, an inset of Greenland, 9 city views along the top margin, and 10 images of Native Americans along the sides.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tracy W. McGregor Library of American History.
Cited in
Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, 189.
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Area Table 181-2 1617 Blaeu 1644