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Mercator, Michael, d. 1600
America, siue, India Nova : ad magnae Gerardi Mercatoris aui vniversalis imitationem in compendium redacta / per Michaelem Mercatorem, Duysburgensem.
Additional Title(s):
America, sive, India Nova
[Amsterdam? : s.n., between 1613 and 1630]
Physical Description:
1 map : hand col. ; 33.8 in diam.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 2b
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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View a digital version in the Beinecke Library's Digital Images Online database (Cross 70 1595)
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale not given.
BEIN Cross 70 1595: Sheet measures 47.7 x 58.2 cm. Cross Collection no. 115.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes notes and decorative floral border.
Ancillary maps: Golfo Mexicano, Cuba, Haiti nunc Hispaniola.
Verso: signature "M" on page 39, page 40. Text in Latin.
Map was published in "Atlas sive Cosmographicae" by Jodocus Hondius in 1613. Map was again published in the 1623 and 1630 edition by Henricus Hondius.
Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici 1:104, 1:105, 1:107
Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, 87
Subject Terms:
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Western Hemisphere -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612. Atlas sive Cosmographicae.
Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651. Atlas sive Cosmographicae.

Wilde Americk - Discovery and Exploration of the New World, 1500-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-09-27 - 2001-09-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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