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Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione

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Type: StillImage | Maps
Creator: Apian, Peter, 1495-1552
Title: Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione
Charta cosmographica, cvm ventorvm propria natvra et operatione
Date: 1544
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.

Subjects: World maps--Early works to 1800
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Hargrett Library
Original Material: [Antwerp, Belgium : s.n., 1544?]
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [Title], [map number], Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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Persistent Link to Item: http://hmap.libs.uga.edu/hmap/view?docId=hmap/hmap1544a5.xml

Related Institutions: Hargrett Library
Collection Information: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection