Historical Map Images
Medina, Pedro de, 1493?-1567? (Atlantic Region)
Nuevo Mundo, from: Medina, Pedro de, 1493?-1567? Arte de nauegar. [Valladolid, F. Fernandez de Cordua, 1545.]
map size: 14 x 24 cm.
The map is on the recto of leaf 22. This woodcut map shows the result of Spanish explorations to the year 1540. It depicts the mouths of the Mississippi and Saint Lawrence Rivers. Medina's book is considered the first practical treatise on the science of navigation.
Catalog record and call number: TC Wilson Library Bell 1545 fMe Non-Circulating