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Americae Descriptio

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Americae Descriptio : R.Mercator

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A detailed map of the Americas by J.Jansson on the Mercator projection. Geographical features of note include the mythical island of Frisland, between Greenland and Iceland; north-western Canada separated from the mainland by a hypothetical gulf; a tentative Great Southern Continent and depiction of Japan. Finely engraved by A. Goos, whose name appears in the lower right-hand corner.
mapmaker: R.Mercator  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1628
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 160 x 205
ref: 38015
literature: Burden, Mapping Of America, 221, State 1.

Price: £ 420

 
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