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Matal, Jean, 1520–1597

America, sive novus orbis, tabulis Aeneis secundum rationes geographicas delineatus / Ioannes Matalius Metellus Sequanus.

Additional Title(s):

America sive novvs orbis

Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne] : Excudebat Stephanus Hemmerden typographus, anno à partu Virgineo MDC [1600].
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([84] pages) : illustrations, 20 maps ; 30 cm (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G1792.M38 1600 .E97+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scales differ -- (W 125°--W 13°/N 90°--S 90°).
Relief depicted pictorially.
Signatures: pi² A-V².
Includes index on page [3].
Last page blank.
The catchword on A2v does not appear at the top of the next page, although according to the index the volume is complete.
With woodcut tailpieces throughout.
Included in Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachraum erschienenen Drucke des 17. Jahrhunderts (VD 17), entry 14:702023S
Mentioned in entry 94 of The Lowery collection: a descriptive list of maps of the Spanish possessions within the present limits of the United States, 1502-1820.
Contains 20 maps that are copies of those in Wytfliet.--Ternaux-Compans.
Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts (VD 16), M 1349
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 48170
Ternaux-Compans, H. Bibliothèque américaine, 247
BAC G1792.M38 1600 .E97+: Bound in contemporary vellum with: Europa tabulis aeneis 166 secundum rationes geographicas delineata; Asia tabulis aeneis secundum rationes geographicas delineata; Africa ad artis geographicae regulas tabulis aeri incisis descripta. Armorial binding on covers: Anthoni Fvgger [i.e. Fugger].
Subject Terms:
America -- Atlases -- Early works to 1800.
Fugger, Anton, 1493-1560 -- Binding.
Armorial bindings.
Hemmerden, Stephanus, active 1598-1625, printer, publisher.

  • Index tabularum geographicarum hoc opusculo contentarum: America, sive novus orbis
  • Quivira & Anian
  • Conibas Regio
  • Estotilandia & Terra Laboratoris
  • Nova Francia
  • Virginia
  • Florida
  • Nova Hispania
  • Nova Granata
  • Iucatana Regio, Fondura & Nicaragua
  • Cuba & Iamaica
  • Hispaniola
  • Castilia Nova, sive Aurifera
  • Paria, Cumana, & Cubagua
  • Brasilia
  • Plata
  • Peruvia
  • Chili
  • Chica
  • Mare Pacificum, vulgo Mar del Zur

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