Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione


Creator: Apian, Peter, 1495-1552
Title: Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione
Charta cosmographica, cvm ventorvm propria natvra et operatione
Date: 1544
Map Number: hmap1544a5
Scale: Scale not given.
Original Material: 1 map ; 19 x 28 cm.
Publication Data: [Antwerp, Belgium : s.n., 1544?]
Description: Heart-shaped world map. N. America, composed solely of its east coast, called "Baccalearum," or Land of the Cod.
Compass directions given in Latin and German.
Humphrey, A.D. Old Decorative Maps & Charts, 1926, p. 6.
Rodney Shirley's The Mapping of the World (1983) indicates this copy was probably printed in 1553, 1561, or 1564 from the second woodblock cut for this map.
Subjects: World maps--Early works to 1800
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hmap/id:hmap1544a5
Repository: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library