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First map of Africa (Straits of Gibraltar, northwest Africa), in full gold border.

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Title
First map of Africa (Straits of Gibraltar, northwest Africa), in full gold border.
Names
Ptolemy, 2nd cent. (Author)
Nicolaus Germanus (15th cent.) (Cartographer)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Geographia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1460 (Approximate)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 97
Topics
Africa
Genres
Manuscripts
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a450de0-c5cc-012f-078b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1460: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "First map of Africa (Straits of Gibraltar, northwest Africa), in full gold border." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1460. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e68d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "First map of Africa (Straits of Gibraltar, northwest Africa), in full gold border." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e68d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1460). First map of Africa (Straits of Gibraltar, northwest Africa), in full gold border. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e68d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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First map of Africa (Straits of Gibraltar, northwest Africa), in full gold border.