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Illustrations Early works to 1800
Early works to 1800
|Named Person:||Claudio Tolomei; Jodocus Hondius; Gerhard Mercator|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hendrik Hondius; Jan Jansson
|Notes:||Shows major cities and physical features for Europe, Asia, and Africa, with vague depiction beyond New Guinea for the Eastern Hemisphere; major settlements for South America, Central America, New Spain, and the eastern and southern portions of North America, and a vague depiction of the Pacific Coast, with California as an island, for the Western Hemisphere; illustrations of ships and fishes on maps.
Includes illustrations and text.
Insets: Julius Cæsar--Claudius Ptolomeus Ale.--Iudocus Hondius Flander--Gerardus Mercator Flander.
On verso: Die Ganze Welt ["the whole world," text in German].
Background illustrations: Ignis [Fire], Aër [Air], Terra [Earth], and Aqua [Water], a celestial globe with constellations, and a depiction of a queen on a throne greeted by individuals representing "Arabes," "Africa," and "Indi."
|Description:||1 map ; 2 hemispheres, each 27 cm. in diam., on sheet 50 x 60 cm.|
|Responsibility:||Auct : Henr: Hondio ; Amstelodami excudit Ioannes Janßonius.|
- Tolomei, Claudio, -- 1492-1555 -- Illustrations -- Early works to 1800.
- Hondius, Jodocus, -- 1563-1612 -- Illustrations -- Early works to 1800.
- Mercator, Gerhard, -- 1512-1594 -- Illustrations -- Early works to 1800.
- Indigenous peoples -- Illustrations -- Early works to 1800.
- Four elements (Philosophy) in art -- Early works to 1800.
- Western Hemisphere -- Maps.
- Eastern Hemisphere -- Maps.