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Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.

Image ID: 465007

Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio. ([1573?])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.


: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 -- Cartographer

Published Date

: [1573?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 36 x 50 cm.


: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 2.) Appears in Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Note 3.) At lower right corner on verso: 2. Note 4.) Described in Schwartz & Ehrenberg's Mapping of America. Note 5.) Includes decorative cartouche and ill. Note 6.) John H. Levine Bequest. Note 7.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 8.) State 2 according to Burden. Azores are labelled. Note 9.) Text on verso: Novvs Orbis.

Standard Reference

: Ermen, E. van. United States in old maps and prints, pl. 2; Phillips 374; Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, 39


: John H. Levine Collection


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-7390 [Levine]

Digital ID

: 465007

Record ID

: 292172

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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