Orbis descriptio.

Description:

Map shows known and assumed mid-sixteenth century geographic outlines and place names of continents and islands in the eastern and western hemispheres. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Creator(s): Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
Location(s):
Creation Date: [1561]  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Usage:
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Venetia]
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1561]
Coverage:
Place
Africa
Place
Asia
Place
Europe
Place
North America
Place
Australia/Oceania
Place
South America
Date
1561  
Description:

Map shows known and assumed mid-sixteenth century geographic outlines and place names of continents and islands in the eastern and western hemispheres. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Note:

Map appeared in the author's La geografia di Clavdio Tolomeo Alessandrino.

Note:

Italian text on verso: "Tavola Vniversal nvova, con la descrittione di tutto il mondo."

Physical Description:

1 map : 2 hemispheres each 13 cm. in diam., on sheet 22 x 30 cm.

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Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 00-388
  • OCLC: 42448445 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth251671
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image