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




Francofuti ad Moenum

Place of creation



Formis Theod. de Bry

1 map : b & w. on linen ; 28 cm in diam. on sheet 34.5 x 41 cm.

Scope and content

Shows North and South America.

Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27722
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #98
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
1-2000/1596 (copy 3)

Terms of use

Credit the Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

From: Americae pars sexta. Theodore de Bry, 1596.

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.

Relief shown pictorially.

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: R11981-65-1-E 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, Philip D. The Mapping of America, 91. Alexander(1976), p. 122 Church (1907) nos 158-160 & 188-90. Garratt (1979), p.6. Sabin (1868) no 8784.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 27722

Exhibitions note
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.
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.

Subject heading

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


Other system control no.