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Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (America)

From: Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antverpiae : apud Aegid. Coppenium Diesth, 1570.

The second issue of the first edition of the first modern atlas.

Indexed by:
  • Skelton, R.A. Bib. note, in Facsimile ed. of Ortelius, A. Theatrum orbis terrarum. Amsterdam, 1964, ix; also errata slip
  • Phillips 374
  • Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1B
  • JCB Lib. cat., pre-1675, 1:243
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana, 570/40
  • Sabin 57693
  • Note:
  • Imprint from colophon.
  • Engraved title page, with printed epigram on verso.
  • The second issue of the first edition of the first modern atlas. For distinctions see Skelton.
  • The hand colored maps are numbered 1-53, mounted on stubs at the fold, forming two conjugate leaves each; the front of the first leaf with printed text and plate number, the reverse of the second leaf always blank. For a list of the maps see Phillips.
  • "De Mona druidum insula, antiquitati suae restituta (cuius in Angliae descriptione meminimus) epistola nobilis et eruditi viri Humfredi Lhuyd ..." (leaves a1-a3).
  • Catalog record and call number: TC Wilson Library Bell 1570 fOr Non-Circulating. Please note: Clicking on this link will open a new tab or window depending on your browser.

    Maps Listed by Cartographer

    Allard, Carel 1648-ca. 1709 (Africa)

    Allard, Carel 1648-ca. 1709 (America)

    Allard, Carel 1648-ca. 1709 (Asia)

    Allard, Carel 1648-ca. 1709 (Europe)

    Allard, Carel 1648-ca. 1709 (World)

    Bering, Vitus Jonassen

    Blaeu, Joan 1596-1673 (Africa)

    Boisseau, Jean fl. 1637-1658

    Canepa, Albini de

    Cassini, Jacques, 1677-1756

    Cóvens, Jean, (Section 1))

    Cóvens, Jean, (Section 2)

    Dablon, Claude, 1619-1697

    Descriptio...

    Fine, Oronce, 1494-1555

    Hennepin, Louis (North America)

    Hennepin, Louis, 17th cent

    Hennepin, Louis, 17th cent

    Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (Africa)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (America 1707)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (America 1719)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (Asia)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (Europe)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (Russia - 1)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (Russia 2)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (world 1719)

    Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 (world 1719)

    Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612

    Hulsius, Levinus, d. 1606 (East Indies)

    Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859

    Isidore, of Seville, Saint, d. 636

    Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664

    Jode, Gerard de, d. 1591

    Keating, William Hypolitus, 1799-1840 (Great Lakes, 1825)

    Laet, Joannes de, 1581-1649 (Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Guatemala)

    Laet, Joannes de, 1581-1649 (Tierra Firma, Nuevo Reyno de Granada)

    La France, Joseph (New Map of Part of North America)

    La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676 (Tabula Groenlandica)

    La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676 (Kaert von Groenland)

    La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676 (Nova Zembla)

    L'Isle, Guillaume de 1675-1726(1714 North Polar)

    L'Isle, Guillaume de 1675-1726(1714 South Polar)

    L'Isle, Guillaume de 1675-1726(1740 Section One)

    L'Isle, Guillaume de 1675-1726 (1740 Section 2)

    L’Isle, Joseph Nicolas de, 1688-1768

    Lodewycksz, Willem, 16th cent

    Luffman, John (Santo Domingo)

    Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (World Map, 1500)

    Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (World Map, 1519)

    Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (World Map, 1521)

    Mannert, Konrad, 1756-1834

    Mappemonde

    Medina, Pedro de, 1493?-1567? (Atlantic Region)

    Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 (1595 North Polar)

    Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 (1633 North Polar)

    Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 (1633 Russia)

    Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 (1633 World)

    Miller, Gerard Fridrikh , 1705-1783 (1754 North Pacific)

    Miller, Gerard Fridrikh , 1705-1783 (1784 North Pacific)

    Moll, Herman, d. 1732

    Mortier, Pierre

    Mortier, Pierre (Darien inset)

    Moullart-Sanson, Pierre

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (Africa)

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (Congo)

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (Ethiopia)

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (Guinea)

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (Madagascar)

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (North Africa)

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (Tanger)

    Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (West Africa)

    Olaus Magnus, Archbishop of Uppsala, 1490-1557

    Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (Africa)

    Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (America)

    Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (Asia)

    Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (Europe)

    Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (North Atlantic)

    Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (Northeast Asia)

    Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 (World)

    Pitt, Moses, fl. 1654-1696

    Pizzigano, Zuane

    Plancius, Petrus, 1552-1622 (Africa)

    Plancius, Petrus, 1552-1622 (Africa)

    Ptolemy, 2nd cent

    Reisch, Gregor (1503 Ptolemy)

    Ruysch, Johannes (1508 Ptolemy)

    Ptolemy, 2nd cent (example 1)

    Ptolemy, 2nd cent (example 2)

    Ptolemy, 2nd cent (Münster, 1598)

    Ptolemy, 2nd cent (Lucidarius, 1609)

    Reinel, Jorge, 16th cent.

    Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786 (Bering Strait)

    Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786 (Russia)

    Roselli, Petrus, fl. 1446-1468

    Salamanca, Antonio

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (Africa)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (Asia)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (Europe)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (North America 1650)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (North America 1666)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (Polar)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (South America)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (World - 1)

    Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (World - 2)

    Scherer, H (North Polar - 1)

    Scherer, H (North Polar - 2)

    Speed, John, 1552?-1629. (Asia)

    Speed, John, 1552?-1629. (Bermuda)

    Speed, John, 1552?-1629. (World)

    Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann von, 1676-1747 (Russia-1740)

    Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann von, 1676-1747 (Russia-1742)

    Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann von, 1676-1747 (Russia-1757)

    Tatarinov, Mikhail

    Thévenot, Melchisédec, 1620-1692. (Mississippi River)

    Tramezini, Michele.

    Visscher, Claes Iansz, (1629)

    Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1521?

    Weigel, Christoph, 1654-1725. (South Polar)

    Weigel, Christoph, 1654-1725. (North Polar)

    Zaltieri, Bolognini, fl. 1555-1576



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