Terra nova. Taula terrae nouae. (to accompany) Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae enarrationis libri octo. Sed ad Graeca & prisca exemplaria a Michaele Villanouano secundo recogniti & locis innumeris denuo castigati. Prostant Lugduni Apud Hugonem a Porta. M.D.XLI. (1541).

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Short title Terra nova
Type of resource cartographic
Extent 1 map ; 28 x 41 cm
Place Prostant LugduniVienne
Publisher Apud Hugonem a Porta : Gaspar Trechsel
Publication date 1541
Digital origin reformatted digital
Map data Scale not given


Author Ptolemy, Claudius
Author Fries, Lorenz
Author Servetus, Michael


Subject Classical
World area America
Type Atlas map
Genre Maps

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Engraved map America. Shows Ocenunus Occidentalis [Atlantic Ocean], western coasts of
Great Britain, Europe, and Africa, and vague impression of Florida, the West Indies, the
northern coast of South America to the mouth of the Amazon River, and the Gulf of
Mexico. Includes note [in Latin] discussing Christopher Columbus' 1492 discovery of
"Spagnolia". Includes Spanish flag afloat over Cuba and vignettes of
cannibalistic Indians and of an opossum, and text below Hispaniola contains a
description of that island's location, its discovery by Columbus, and its products.


Mickwitz, Ann-Maria (& others) ed. The A.E. Nordenskiold Collection..., II,

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