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Place of creation
ex officina typographica Wolfgangi Ederi
Scope and content
Map shows connection of Asia and North America and imaginary continent stretching across the South Pole. Oval map surrounded by 16 cherubic windheads inside a heavy decorated outer border.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open
747 Item no. assigned by LAC 25A
Credit: Library and Archives Canada.
Editor: Myritius, Joannes.
Illustrated with sea creatures and ships.
In upper left corner inset map depicting North and South America
In upper right corner inset map depicting Europe, Asia nad Africa
Lower left and right margin contain boxes with quotes from Cicero.
The following quote appears in the bottom portion of the decorative margin " Cogimur e tabula pictos ediscre mundos"
From Myritius's "Opusculum geographicum rarum, totius ejus negotii rationem, mira industria et brevitate complectens, iam recens ex diversorum libris ac chartis, summa cura ac diligentia collectum & publicatum", Ingolstadii, 1590
Publishing information from the DIGMAP website.
Cartographic math data
Citation / reference note
Wagner, Entry 162
Sabin, Entry 51650
http://www.arkway.com/pdfs/Cat65.pdf, Entry 26.
Availability of other formats note
1. World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .
Other system control no.
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