America Sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars

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America Sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars. Theodor de Bry. Date of original: c. 1596. Alan M. Voorhees Collection.

America Sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars.

Theodor de Bry.
 
Date of original: c. 1596

Dimensions: 12.99" x 16.14" (original size), 16.24" x 20.18" (125% original), 19.49" x 24.21" (150% original), 22.73" x 28.25" (175% original), 25.98" x 32.28" (200% original).  [Custom sizing also available.  Please contact us for more information.]

Coverage: Scale c. 1:30,000,000

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

Language: Latin

Notes: Includes latitude and longitude.  Relief shown pictorially.  Four explorers support the circle enclosing the hemisphere in a maritime landscape.  The explorers with dates of the discoveries are from top left: Christopher Columbus (1492) and Amerigo Vespucci (1497); from bottom left: Ferdinand Magellan (1519) and Francisco Pizarro (1526).  Includes illustrations of ships and a monstrous fish.  First map of America to show the White-le Moyne geography of Virginia and Florida.  Latin ed. published 1596, 1617, and 1624.
 
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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