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Matal, Jean, approximately 1510-1597.

America, sive Novvs Orbis, Tabvlis Æneis Secvndvm Rationes Geographicas Delineatvs ... Tabvlarvm Dorsa ... Historicarvm rerum veste ornata sunt, describunturq́ue in vniuscuiusq́; Tabulæ dorso, Provinciæ ... fines terminiq́ue ... Ioannes Matalivs Metellvs ... Orbis vniversi Tabvlas historico amictu ornare statuerat ... Ingravescente autem ætate morboq́[ue] quo & sublatus est, Lampadem amico tradidit cuius cura Europæ, Asiæ & Africæ ante hac Tabulis editis, nunc quoq[ue] accendunt Americae, Sive Novi Orbis Tabvlae ... rerum historicarum veste ornatæ.

Coloniæ Agrippinæ, Excudebat Stephanus Hemmerden Typographus, Anno 1600.
Physical Description:
2 preliminary leaves, 20 maps on 40 leaves 30 cm (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Maps/Atlases 1280
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 48170
Ternaux-Compans: Bibliothèque américaine, 247
The maps are copies from those in Wytfliet's "Descriptionis Ptolemaicæ avgmentvm," first published at Louvain in 1597.
The catchword on l. 4b seems to indicated that there should be additional text, although according to the table of contents the volume is complete.
"Presumably the fourth volume of his "Speculum orbis terrae" which was apparently printed both at Ober Ursel and at Cologne, in or shortly after 1600.--cf. Lowery 94.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary vellum. Bound with: 2) ASIA TABULIS AENEIS SECUNDUM RATIONES. Ursellis, l600. Maps. 3) AFRICA AD ARTIS GEOGRAPHICAE REGULAS, ... Ursellis, l600. Maps. 4) AMERICA SIVE NOVUS ORBIS, ... Cologne, l600. Maps.
Subject Terms:
America -- Geography.
America -- Maps, 1600.

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