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

John H. Levine Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1637 (Questionable)
Place: [Amsterdam]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-7397 [Levine]
Topics
World maps
Western Hemisphere
Genres
Maps
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 18eceac0-c6f0-012f-b2a0-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1512: Creator Born
  • 1594: Creator Died
  • 1637: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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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

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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." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 13, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-0b65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.