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This elegantly engraved world map carries the same title and quote from Cicero at the bottom as an earlier map by Ortelius.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open
25 Item no. assigned by LAC 25
Credit: Library and Archives Canada.
Cartographer: Langren, Arnold Florent van, 1580-1644 .
Four corners of border contain four medallions depicting the four continents : Europe, Asia, America & Africia.
Ilustrated with decorative border, ships, sea monsters and birds.
The following quote from Cicero appears along the bottom portion of the map: " Qvid ei potest videri magnum in rebus Humanis, cui aeter nitas omnis, totiusque mundi nota sit magnitudo".
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Richard B. Arkway Inc, Fine Antique Maps, Altases, Globes and Voyage Books, Catalogue 54, Entry 25
Availability of other formats note
1. World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .
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