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subject : America--Maps--Early works to 1800
This map first appeared in 1711. The three large inset maps were printed on a separate sheet and attached to the top.; Scales of inset maps vary.; Prime meridian: London; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows prevailing wind directions, towns and villages, rivers, etc.; Includes numerous notes and statement "Sold by Herman Moll".
Moll, Herman, d. 1732. (creator)
Johanem Ogilvium (publisher)
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676. (creator)
Lamb, Francis. (contributor)
"F. Polanzani, sculp."; Relief shown pictorially.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Polanzani, Francesco, 1700-ca. 1783. (creator)
Neralco, 1672 or 3-1759. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; First map, published in an atlas, to depict California as an island.; In lower left corner: Are to be sold in pops-head alley against the Exchange by G. Humble; In lower right corner: Abraham Goos Amstelodamensis Sculpsit.; Inset map of Greenland; Three illustrated borders: The left illustrates the natives of the north; the right illustrates the natives of the south; the top illustrates towns and villages.; On verso in English: The Description of America
G. Humble (publisher)
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. (creator)
Goos, Abraham.; Humble, George, d. 1640. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Appears in the author's Atlas novus.; Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Two large cartouche portray the bringing of Christianity to the natives and various aspects of native life.; Shows sailing routes of early explorers.; In lower right corner: "Cum gratia et privil. S.R.I. Vicariatg, in partibg Rheni, Sueviae, et juris Franconici."
Matth. Seutter (publisher)
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756. (creator)
ca. 1730]
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale shown in Miliaria Germanica.; Descriptive text in Latin on verso.; Atlas plate number in upper margin: 19.; Matches Burden's description of versions with Latin text on verso and page number 19.
s.n (publisher)
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612. (creator)
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; In cartouche in lower left: Chorographia nobilis & opulentæ Peruanæ Provinciæq, atque Brasiliae, quas à decimo ad quintum & quinquagesimum feré gradum ultra Aequatorem in longitudinem patere, diligenti observatione deprehensum est: ex Auctorum, qui eas Provincias perlustrarunt, scriptis recens à Theodoro de Bry concinata. Caesarae matis privilegio ad quadriennium MDXCII.; In cartouche in lower right: Ex Geograph: calculo tres gradats confici lxxx leucas gallicas, five ccxl. miliaria Italica : singuli ergo gradus fere xxvvc gal.
T. de Bry] (publisher)
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Text in German; place names in Latin and Spanish.; On verso, with ill.: America, die newe Welt, oder Inseln so hinder Hispaniam gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie gelegen. xxvi.
Sebastian Henricpetri (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Henricpetri, Sebastian, 1547-1627. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Latin text on verso of both pages, numbered 9.; Originally published in: Theatrum orbis terrarum / Abraham Ortelius. Antverpiæ : s.n., 1584. Latin editions published 1584, 1591, 1595, 1601, 1603 and 1609. The text appears to best match the 1591 edition.; Maps show portion of Central America and northwestern South America; southern United States; coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico.; Titles enclosed in decorative cartouches.
Abraham Ortelius (publisher)
Chaves, Geronimo, 1523-1574. (creator)
Hurtado de Mendoza, Diego, 1503-1575.; Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (contributor)
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