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Title
Americæ nova descriptio
Additional title: Americae nova descriptio.
Names
Seile, Henricus (Publisher)
Heylyn, Peter (1600-1662 ) (Cartographer)
Seile, Anne (1678) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North and South America

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1663
Place: [London?]
Publisher: [A. Seile]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 90-7627
Topics
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 1652 map for Phillippi Chetwood in 1666.
Content: Appears in Peter Heylyn's "Cosmography in four books", 1677.
Content: Watermarks.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Statement of responsibility: impensis Anæ Seile ; Rob. Vaughan sculp.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 34 x 41 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36042062
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14025116
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 223d08c0-004e-0130-ab48-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1663: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Americæ nova descriptio" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1663. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff50-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Americæ nova descriptio" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff50-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1663). Americæ nova descriptio Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff50-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Americæ nova descriptio