Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio

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Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio. Abraham Ortelius. Date of original: 1608 or 1612. Alan M. Voorhees Collection. Also available as a 500-piece puzzle.

Also available as a 500-piece puzzle.

Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.

Abraham Ortelius.
Date of original: 1608 or 1612

Dimensions: 12.99" x 16.54" (75% original), 17.32" x 22.05" (original size), 21.65" x 27.56" (125% original), 25.98" x 33.08" (150% original), 30.31" x 38.59" (175% original).  [Custom sizing also available.  Please contact us for more information.]

Coverage: Scale not given

Subject: America - North America - Central America - South America - Western Hemisphere - Discovery and Exploration - Early Works to 1800

Language: Latin

Notes: Relief shown pictorially.  Includes latitude and longitude.  Title set in decorative cartouche.  Shows Western Hemisphere set in decorative frame with settlements and major rivers.  Includes illustrations of ships and a monstrous fish.  Thought to be first printed map on which Chesapeake Bay appears.  Includes index to cities in Peru.
Alan M. Voorhees Collection - The Alan M. Voorhees Map Collection extends from the 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle through the U.S. Civil War period with the bulk of the collection consisting of pre20th century maps. In a variety of map formats, such as nautical charts and views, the collection focuses primarily on the Chesapeake Bay area and the development of Virginia within the larger geographical and historical contexts of Europe and America.

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