Hispaniae novae sivae magnae, recens et vera descripto 1579.

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Map shows Pacific Coast of the central portion of New Spain with large lake and four named islands (with numbered key) in upper left corner and "Notularum circa Mexico explanatio" in the lower right corner; title cartouche in upper right corner, secondary cartouche in lower left corner. Includes lettered key to cities, "Notularum circa Mexico explanatio," and small illustrations of sailing vessels. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 34 x 49 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1579.

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  • Main Title: Hispaniae novae sivae magnae, recens et vera descripto 1579.
  • Parallel Title: Spain new great Siva, recent and true description of 1579.

Description

Map shows Pacific Coast of the central portion of New Spain with large lake and four named islands (with numbered key) in upper left corner and "Notularum circa Mexico explanatio" in the lower right corner; title cartouche in upper right corner, secondary cartouche in lower left corner. Includes lettered key to cities, "Notularum circa Mexico explanatio," and small illustrations of sailing vessels. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 34 x 49 cm.

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Map is attributed to Ortelius in numerous sources, but was also reprinted following his death. This version includes latin text on verso, "Nova Hispania."

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Hispaniae novae sivae magnae, recens et vera descripto 1579., map, 1579; [s.l.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252108/: accessed July 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.