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subject : Early maps--Facsimiles
Facsimile of original drawn with ink on parchment.; "Explanation of the map" with reduced reproduction numbered for "Place names and legends on the Vinland map" at left.; Legends in medieval Latin.
1440; 1965
Relief shown pictorially.; Coordinates shown as W 190°--E 180°/N 80°--S 70°.; In border : ill. of four seasons, four elements, seven planets, and seven wonders of the world.; In cartouche: America, Anno Domini 1492 a Christophoro Columbo nomine Regis Castellae primum detecta, et ab Americo Vesputio nomen fortita 1499.; Map ill. of sailing vessels, marine life, and historical commentary.; Facsimile of map published in the Netherlands in 1635.
Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Ltd (publisher)
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. (creator)
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