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Title
America
Names
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612 (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North and South America

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1635
Place: Amsterdam
Publisher: J. Hondius
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5011 [Filed with North and South America [1635]].
Topics
Indians of South America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Western Hemisphere -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Jodocus Hondius excudit Amsterodami.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Shows North and South America with European, Japanese and Native American boats.
Content: Includes inset with vignette of Native peoples of Brazil at lower left.
Language: Latin text with title America Meridionalis, signature Qqqqqqqq, [page] 389 and [page] 388 on verso.
Content: Scale approximately 1:45,000,000 at equator (W 165°23ʹ00ʺ--W 6°29ʹ00ʺ/N 63°33ʹ00ʺ--S 56°50ʹ00ʺ)
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 36 x 47 cm, on sheet 47 x 56
Accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 53550
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
Latin
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 911500277
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20647691
Other local Identifier: NA001.4.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c5f6a060-00c3-0133-9f2d-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1563: Creator Born
  • 1612: Creator Died
  • 1635: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1635. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3777eb0-1f63-0133-ee44-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3777eb0-1f63-0133-ee44-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1635). America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3777eb0-1f63-0133-ee44-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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America