Orbis vetus, et orbis veteris utraque continens, terrarumque tractus, Arcticus, et Antarcticus.

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Map shows seventeenth century known geography of Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and part of North America. Notes in Latin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 26 cm., on sheet 45 x 61 cm.

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Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. 1657.

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  • Main Title: Orbis vetus, et orbis veteris utraque continens, terrarumque tractus, Arcticus, et Antarcticus.
  • Parallel Title: The old world, old world and each continent, world regions, Arctic and Antarctic.

Description

Map shows seventeenth century known geography of Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and part of North America. Notes in Latin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 26 cm., on sheet 45 x 61 cm.

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  • 1657

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. Orbis vetus, et orbis veteris utraque continens, terrarumque tractus, Arcticus, et Antarcticus., map, 1657; Lutetiae Parisorium. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192453/: accessed August 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.