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Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII.

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Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII.

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Names
Mercator, Gerhard (1512-1594 ) (Cartographer)
Collection

John H. Levine Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1637
Place Term: [Amsterdam]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-7397 [Levine]
Topics
World maps
Western Hemisphere
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content : [Heading West ; 7]

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Content : Includes text in lower margin.

Citation/reference : Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, II, p. 291

Citation/reference : Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 157

Content: Map in Latin; text in English.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 53302244
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15829354
UUID: 18eceac0-c6f0-012f-b2a0-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1512: Creator Born
  • 1594: Creator Died
  • 1637: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1637. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-0b65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-0b65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1637). Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-0b65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio : quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII.