Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione

Collection:
Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection
Title:
Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione
Charta cosmographica, cvm ventorvm propria natvra et operatione
Creator:
Apian, Peter, 1495-1552
Publisher:
[Antwerp, Belgium : s.n., 1544?]
Date of Original:
1544
Subject:
World maps--Early works to 1800
Location:
Earth (Planet), 52.6313623, -1.6951319
Medium:
maps
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jp2
Description:
Heart-shaped world map. N. America, composed solely of its east coast, called "Baccalearum," or Land of the Cod.
Compass directions given in Latin and German.
Humphrey, A.D. Old Decorative Maps & Charts, 1926, p. 6.
Rodney Shirley's The Mapping of the World (1983) indicates this copy was probably printed in 1553, 1561, or 1564 from the second woodblock cut for this map.
Scale not given.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_hmap_hmap1544a5
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_hmap_hmap1544a5#item
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [Title], [map number], Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Extent:
1 map ; 19 x 28 cm.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
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