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Americae nova tabula

Title
Americae nova tabula / auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw.
Author
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
Publication
[Amsterdam] : Joan Blaeu, [1635]

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CartographicSupervised useCheck with staffMap Div. 15-5008Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map : hand colored; 41 x 56 cm, on sheet 50 x 59 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). NA001.4.03
Subjects
Genre/Form
Early Maps.
Note
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Includes latitude and longitude.
  • "Cum privilegio decem annorum."
  • Illustrated with sea monsters and ships bearing different flags.
  • Shows North and South America, the western tips of Europe and Africa in the east.
  • Decorative borders depict nine town plans along the top, including Havana, Santo Domingo, Cartegena, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro, in addition to ten vignettes of Native American figures along left and right border.
  • Inset: Greenland and Iceland.
  • Includes a description of Greenland and Iceland near inset.
  • Latin text with signature "America A", catchword "nis" and "I" in upper right on verso
Indexed In (note)
  • Tooley, R.V. Mapping of America,
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 15-5008 Filed with North and South America [1635]]
OCLC
858870403
Author
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638, cartographer.
Title
Americae nova tabula / auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw.
Publisher
[Amsterdam] : Joan Blaeu, [1635]
Cartographic Data
Scale approximately 1:45,000,000 (W 171°--W 5°/N 77°--S 60°).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
Tooley, R.V. Mapping of America, p. 297
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 1, page 212, column 2, no. 5
Local Note
Accession number 53553 stamp in ink at lower left.
Connect to:
Place of Publication
Netherlands Amsterdam.
Added Author
White, John, active 1585-1593, artist.
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673, publisher.
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. Theatrum orbis terrarum.
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). NA001.4.03
Research Call Number
Map Div. 15-5008 Filed with North and South America [1635]]
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