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Creator:
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1649-1702.
Title:
Atlas minor, sive, Geographia compendiosa, qua orbis terrarum, per paucas attamen novissimas tabulas ostenditur.
Published/Created:
Amstelaedami : Ex officina Nicolai Visscher, [approximately 1716?]
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([2] pages, 95, 132 leaves of plates) : 227 maps ; 54 x 68 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2015 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scales differ
Notes:
Maps by N. Visscher, F. de Wit, J. Jansson and others.
"Index & ordo tabularum hujus atlantis": [2] p. at end.
Includes maps of the Americas.
"This, the most spectacularly illuminated atlas known, has the maps in plano; the half-folio size title pages being enlarged with paper strips."--Koeman.
Koeman's Atlantes neerlandici, Vis 27
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary pigskin. Bookplate: J. Eliot Hodgkin.
Exhibition History:
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Wilde Americk - Discovery and Exploration of the New World, 1500-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-09-27 - 2001-09-27)

Subject Terms:
America -- Maps, Early.
Atlases -- Early works to 1800.
Hodgkin, John Eliot -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Composite atlases.
Contributors:
Hodgkin, John Eliot, former owner.
Wit, Frederik de.
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664.
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679.
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