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Creator:
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598, cartographer.
Title(s):

Maris Pacifici (quod vulg ̣Mar del Zur) [cartographic material] : cum regionibus circumiacentibus, insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descriptio.

Published/Created:
[Antwerp] : [In officina Plantiniana, auctoris aere et cura], 1589.
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 33 x 49 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 2a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:40,500,000] -- (E 126°--W 52°/N 60°--S 60°).
Notes:
State 1 of the first printed map to be devoted to the Pacific Ocean.
From Abraham Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antverpiae : in officina Plantiniana, auctoris aere et cura, 1589.
Burden, Philip D. The Mapping of North America Vol. 1, 74
On verso: Mare Pacificvm siue Del Zur.
On verso "6."
BAC: British Art Center copy on sheet 42 x 54 cm. Hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Islands of the Pacific -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Pacific Ocean -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Early works.
Maps -- Pacific Ocean.
Maps.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1589.
Contributors:
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. Theatrum orbis terrarum.
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