Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.

Description:

Map settlements and missions in political divisions of New Spain and New France on the North American continent and for Brazil, Chili, and Peru; remaining land areas with coastal settlements only; areas of Native American habitation; New Guinea at the western edge of the Pacific Ocean. Political boundaries are indicated by coloration in different regions of each continent. Includes notes and number key; handwritten notations. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].

Creator(s): Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1587
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Usage:
Total Uses: 52
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1587
Coverage:
Place
North America
Place
South America
Place
Australia/Oceania
Date
1587  
Description:

Map settlements and missions in political divisions of New Spain and New France on the North American continent and for Brazil, Chili, and Peru; remaining land areas with coastal settlements only; areas of Native American habitation; New Guinea at the western edge of the Pacific Ocean. Political boundaries are indicated by coloration in different regions of each continent. Includes notes and number key; handwritten notations. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].

Note:

In upper left [small cartouche]: "Ulterius Septentrionem versus hæ regiones incognitæ adhuc sunt." On verso [right]: "Novus Orbis," 5; [left] handwritten text in Latin.

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 35 x 47 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Parallel Title: America or the New World, a new description.
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 900036
  • OCLC: 733801890 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth252124
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image