Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula / auctore Nicolao Visscher.

Author
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Amsterdam] : [J. Jansson], [1658]
Description
  • (W 180°00ʹ00ʺ--E 180°00ʹ00ʺ/N 90°00ʹ00ʺ--S 90°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres each 28. cm in diam., on sheet 49 x 56 cm.

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Notes
  • Two hemispheres surrounded by mythological figures, with polus articus at top center and polus antarcticus at bottom center. Relief shown pictorially and by shading.
  • First appeared in Jan Jansson's 1658 ''Novus Atlas''.
  • Decorations by N. P. Berchem.
  • "J. de Visscher sculpsit".
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy is gift of Holly and Henry Wendt, Princeton Class of 1955.
References
  • Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 406
  • Wendt, H. Envisioning the world 25
OCLC
701799867
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