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Title

Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.
Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.

Description

Shows North and South America
Appeared in editions of Theatrum orbis terrarum, and conforms with Burden's description of the 1579 plate, Latin issue of 1584: strapwork border 4 mm. thick; largest ship in the Pacific sailing eastward; gradations along the equatorial line; bulge in the southwestern coast of South America; Latin text on verso, with 13th line from the bottom beginning "mentaria rerum ... "
Latin text on verso is numbered "5" and has caption title "Novvs Orbis".
Relief shown pictorially.
Burden, P.D., Mapping of North America,
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
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Shows North and South America
Appeared in editions of Theatrum orbis terrarum, and conforms with Burden's description of the 1579 plate, Latin issue of 1584: strapwork border 4 mm. thick; largest ship in the Pacific sailing eastward; gradations along the equatorial line; bulge in the southwestern coast of South America; Latin text on verso, with 13th line from the bottom beginning "mentaria rerum ... "
Latin text on verso is numbered "5" and has caption title "Novvs Orbis".
Relief shown pictorially.
Burden, P.D., Mapping of North America,
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
10

Creator

Ortelius, Abraham,1527-1598.
Plantin, Christophe,ca. 1520-1589.
Ortelius, Abraham,1527-1598.
Plantin, Christophe,ca. 1520-1589.

Publisher

[Antwerp : Christopher Plantin,
[Antwerp : Christopher Plantin,

Date

1584]
1584]

Language

lat
lat

Type

cartographic
cartographic

Coverage

Belgium Antwerp
Belgium Antwerp

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Citation

Ortelius, Abraham,1527-1598. et al., “Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.,” University of Virginia Library Online Exhibits, accessed February 22, 2018, http://explore.lib.virginia.edu/items/show/2378.