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Poli Arctici et circumiatacentium terrarum descriptio novissima [cartographic material] / 





Lieu de création


1 map : hand col. 43 cm in diam. on sheet 47 x 55 cm.

Portée et contenu

Map shows the Northern hemisphere from the Noth pole to 50 degrees north latitude.

Documents cartographiques
90: Ouvert
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Documents cartographiques
Microfiche NMC27813
90: Ouvert
Documents cartographiques
90: Ouvert
250 No de pièce attribué par BAC 250
90: Ouvert
No de référence archivistique
Autre no d'acquisition
80101/245 CA
Indice de class locale
H3/10000/[1636] copy 1

Modalités d'utilisation

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Information additionnelle

Relief shown pictorially

Prime meridian Faero Island.

Copperplate engraving.

On verso: Text in english, pp. 43-44 "The Pole Arctique, and the description of the Septentrionall or Northern Lands".

From: Mercator and Hondius: Atlas or A Geographicke descriptions of the Regions, countires and Kingdoms of the world, through Europe, Asia, Africa and America, 1636.

This copy differs from other copy in collection in that it lacks the decorative border found on item 251.

On verso map has Signature "N" and catchword "thed".

Map has two cartouches: Title cartouche and a blank cartouche located on the right side of the map.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 250.

Historique de la conservation
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Documents reliés
For other state see Mikan 3819685 (NMC 9997)

Note de citation / renvoi
Burden, Entry 246, pp. 311-313, State 2, 1636
Kershaw, vol. 1, entry 97, p. 99, First state, english ed.
Koeman, vol. 2, Entry ME 41A, p. 373-374.

Note des copies / versions
The microfiche version is NMC 27813.

Note sur les expositions
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.


Arctic regions