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Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione map

Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione map

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione map
Creator: Apian, Peter, 1495-1552
Inclusive Dates: 1544
Language: Latin
Extent: 1 item(s)
Extent: 1 map ; 19 x 28 cm.
Collection Number: hmap1544a5
Repository: Hargrett Map Collection

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Alternate title: Charta cosmographica, cvm ventorvm propria natvra et operatione; 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.; Publication: [Antwerp, Belgium : s.n., 1544?]


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Preferred Citation note

Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione, hmap1544a5, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


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Subject Terms

Maps (documents)
World maps -- Early works to 1800.

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