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Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII.

Image ID: 1524650

Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ... ([1637?])

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Image Title

:  Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII.

Creator

: Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594  -- Cartographer

Published Date

: [1637?]

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: Maps

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 26 cm. in diam., on sheet 39 x 52 cm.

Notes

: [Heading West ; 7] Note 2.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 3.) Includes text in lower margin. Note 4.) Map in Latin; text in English.

Standard Reference

: Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, II, p. 291; Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 157

Source

: John H. Levine Collection

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-7397 [Levine]

Digital ID

: 1524650

Record ID

: 773787

Digital Item Published

: 6-20-2006; updated 3-25-2011

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