Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula [cartographic material] / auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw ; Ja. van den Ende sculpsit.

Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula [cartographic material] / auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw ; Ja. van den Ende sculpsit.
Date
1635
By
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638., Ende, Josua van den, approximately 1584-approximately 1634.
Notes

Relief shown pictorially.

World map on Mercator projection with polar insets and elaborate decorative border showing the seven wonders of the world, symbolic representations of five planets and the sun and moon, four elements and seasons, as well as the division into the frigid, temperate and torrid climatic zones.

State 4 of Blaeu's world map of 1606 engraved by Josua van den Ende.

Published between 1635 and 1662.

Beach and Nova Guinea shown; Tierra del Fuego as an island on main map, but as part of Magallanica on south polar view.

Described in: The mapping of the world / Rodney W. Shirley. London : Holland Press, 1983. No. 255, state 4.

Text on verso.

The Alexander Turnbull Library also holds a colour transparency.

Scale [ca. 1:100,000,000] (W 180°--E 180°/N 80°--S 70°).

Source URL
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Other Versions
Online version: Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula
Publisher
Amsterodami : Gulielmus Blaeuw Sub Signo Solarii deaurati, [16--]
Format
1 map :hand col. ;29 x 43 cm.
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