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America sive novus orbis respectv Europaervm inferior globi terrestris pars 1596 [cartographic material]. 



Place of creation



Francofurti ad Moenum, Formis Theod. de Bry

1 map : hand col. ; 28 cm in diam., mounted on sheet 34 x 41 cm.

Scope and content

Shows North and South America.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Can be viewed in the presene of an early
cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material: microform
90: Open
Cartographic material: microform
Microfiche NMC27654
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadian Collection Item # 97
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
33: Restricted by custodian
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Library of Congress class no.
G3290 1596 .B79 H3

Terms of use

Credit the Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially.

Includes illustrations of ships and sea creature on map and portraits of four explorers: Christopher Columbus Genuensis 1492, Amerigo Vespucci Florentimus 1497, Ferdinand Magellan 1519 and Francisco Pizarro 1526.

From: Americae pars sexta. Theodoroede Bry, 1596.

LAC lacks book.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copies of this map see: Miakn 3708183 (NMC 27722) and R12139-0-0-E.

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:100 000 000 at equator] (E 150° --W 20°/N 90° --S 90°).

Citation / reference note
Burden, Entry 91
Alexander (1976), p. 122
Garratt (1979), p.6.
Sabin (1868) no 8784.
Church (1907) nos. 158-160 & 188 -190

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, April 1958 entitled "Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" showcasing MacDonald's Collection
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontario Museum, May - December 1967
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, March 1954 entitled "The Discovery & Mapping of the Great Lakes 'Sweet Water' 1522-1703 showcasing MacDonald's Collection.
Canada on Maps 1564-1616: Stratford Festival Exhibition 1966.

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps.
2. South America - Maps.


Other system control no.