Asia : ex magna Orbis terr[a]e [map] / descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, studio & industria G.M. Iunioris.

Author
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Amstelodami? : G. Mercator Junior, 1628?]
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:1,00,00]. Miliaria Germanica communia quorum 15 gradum unum latitudinus constituant. (E 7°30ʹ00ʺ--W 138°00ʹ00ʺ/N 85°00ʹ00ʺ--S 30°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map : hand col. ; 36 x 45 cm.

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Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Originally published in Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae ..., 1595.
  • Includes part of Northern Australia and North-West America and Japan on a kite-shaped outline taken from Mercator's Atlas, 1569 ed.
  • Historic Maps copy 1 has text in French on verso.
  • Historic Maps copy 2 is uncolored.
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copies are gift of Robert A. McCabe, Princeton Class of 1956.
References
Parry, D.E. Cartography of the East Indian Islands 3.13
OCLC
36746150
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