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Peruviae auriferae regionis typus. Didaco Mendezio auctore. [cartographic material] 


[between 1584-1603]

Place of creation




1 map : ill., hand col. ; 33 x 21 cm or smaller on sheet 44 x 56 cm.

Scope and content

Full color map of Peruvian coast showing ports, towns and topography with insets of Florida and the Gulf coast

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC130357
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection item #599
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Copperplate engraving

Other map tiles appearingon this sheet: Map at top right: La Florida. Auctore Hieron Chiaues. Map at bottom right: Title within cartouche at top right: Guas-tecan Reg.

On verso: Right hand side of sheet contains text titled: Le Perv with page number 9 appearing at botoom of text.

Published in Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

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

Citation / reference note
Cumming, The Southeast in Early Maps,Entry #5;
Burden, Entry 57
Schwartz & Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America, pp. 79-80, pl. 35

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC130357

Varying form of title


Other system control no.