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Matthaus Merian: America noviter delineata

Map: AMER1749
 
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: America noviter delineata
Date: c. 1638
Published: Frankfurt
Width: 14 inches / 36 cm
Height: 11 inches / 28 cm
Map ref: AMER1749
Description:
Decorative map of North & South America with a strapwork title cartouche and an inset map of Greenland. Embellished with miniature ships and sea monsters. Based on Merian's larger map of the Americas from 1631, which in turn was one of many derivatives of Jodocus Hondius's map of 1618.

Coloured. [Burden: The Mapping of North America, 251] [AMER1749]