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Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali ac regiones adiacentes : a C. de May usque ad Lineam AEquinoctialem / per Nicolaum Visscher

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Creator: Visscher, Nicolaes, 1649-1702
Title: Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali ac regiones adiacentes : a C. de May usque ad Lineam AEquinoctialem / per Nicolaum Visscher
Insulae Americanae
Date: 1680
Description: Scales in German, Spanish, and French miles.

From: Atlas Minor sive totius orbis terrarum contracta delineatio ex conatibus Nic. Visscher.

Phillips, Lowery Collection, no. 179.

De Renne, III - 1194.

Photograph negative no.: 5076.

"For the French names on the Florida coast Visscher appears to have based his map on Mercator's Virginiae item et Floridae ... nova descriptio 1606. The plate appears to be the same used with the same title by Jansson, 1642; Guilielmus Blaeu, 1644; Johannis Blaeu, 1667; Valck and Schenk, 1710 (?") cf. Philip Lee Phillips. The Lowery collection.

Relief shown pictorially.

Hand colored.

Title and scale enclosed in illustrative cartouches.

Includes illustrations of sailing ships on the seas.

Scale [ca. 1:2,150,000] (E 282[ca.⁰1 .a--E 24 50]a⁰e0,/N 39eqce⁰iim--N 1nee⁰di c).

Subjects: West Indies--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Caribbean Area--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Central America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Hargrett Library
Original Material: [Amsterdam? : Visscher?, 1680?] | 1 map : hand col. ; 45 x 55 cm., on sheet 49 x 60 cm.
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/hmap1680v5.xml

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