Western Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598

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Brightly hand coloured copperplate engraving depicting the lower half of North America and South America. Colonies; cities; ships; sea monster; decorative cartouche, and note in blank part of North America.

Shows Anian and Quivira in Pacific Northwest area.

Watermark in right half

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