Maps Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /
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Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Early Works to 1800
- Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /
- Other Title
- Americae sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio
- Contributor Names
- Gutiérrez, Diego, active 1554-1569.
- Cock, Hieronymus, approximately 1510-1570.
- Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- [Antwerp : s.n.], 1562.
- Subject Headings
- - Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - America--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - Western Hemisphere
- - America
- - Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas.
- - Relief shown pictorially.
- - From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1303.
- - Originally printed on 6 sheets.
- - Described in Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, v. 6, no. 3 (May 1949), p. 18-20.
- - Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", and ill. of sailing ships at sea and imaginary marine creatures.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - LC sheet trimmed.
- - Vault
- 1 map ; 83 x 86 cm., on sheet 100 x 102 cm.
- Call Number
- G3290 1562 .G7
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Other Formats
- - MARCXML Record
- - MODS Record
- - Dublin Core Record
- Catalog Record
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