Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula.

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Map shows major cities and physical features for Europe, Asia, and Africa, with vague depiction beyond New Guinea for the Eastern Hemisphere; major settlements for South America, Central America, New Spain, and the eastern and southern portions of North America, and a vague depiction of the Pacific Coast, with California as an island, for the Western Hemisphere. Insets: "Julius Cæsar," "Claudius Ptolomeus Ale.," "Iudocus Hondius Flander," and "Gerardus Mercator Flander." Scale not given.

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1 map : 2 hemispheres, each 27 cm. in diam., on sheet 50 x 60 cm.

Creation Information

Hondius, Hendrik, b. 1573 1641.

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Description

Map shows major cities and physical features for Europe, Asia, and Africa, with vague depiction beyond New Guinea for the Eastern Hemisphere; major settlements for South America, Central America, New Spain, and the eastern and southern portions of North America, and a vague depiction of the Pacific Coast, with California as an island, for the Western Hemisphere. Insets: "Julius Cæsar," "Claudius Ptolomeus Ale.," "Iudocus Hondius Flander," and "Gerardus Mercator Flander." Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : 2 hemispheres, each 27 cm. in diam., on sheet 50 x 60 cm.

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On verso: Die Ganze Welt ["the whole world," text in German].

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  • 1641

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  • Sept. 7, 2012, 1:35 p.m.

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  • Jan. 16, 2015, 4:12 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Hondius, Hendrik, b. 1573. Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula., map, 1641; Amsterdam, Netherlands. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252087/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.