Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Copperplate engraving, brightly hand coloured, depicting the lower half of North America and South America, with a partial view of Australia, Terra del Fuego. Shows three ships sailing westward in the Pacific, one ship sailing eastward in the Pacific, with a serpent off Patagonia.
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