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subject : Pacific Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
map
"Cum privilegio decennali Ab Ortelius delineab et execuded 1587".; Prime meridian: [Cape Verde]; Decorative corners & title.; Relief shown pictorially.; Map shows Americas, Pacific Ocean and Australia.; Strategically placed cartouche hides the fact that virtually nothing was know of the South Pacific area.; Latin text on verso and number 5
[s.n.] (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
1587
map
Prime meridian: [Cape Verde]; Decorative corners & title.; Relief shown pictorially.; Map shows Americas, Pacific Ocean and Australia.; Strategically placed cartouche hides the fact that virtually nothing was know of the South Pacific area.; As identified by Burden, this is State 2 of the 1570 edition. That edition was published with Dutch verse on verso in 1571 and 1573; they being identical.; Dutch text on verso and number 2.
s.n (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
1571?]
map
State 1 of the first printed map to be devoted to the Pacific Ocean.; On verso: Mare Pacificvm siue Del Zur.; On verso "6".
in officina Plantiniana, auctoris aere et cura] (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
1589
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