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Das erst general-inhaltend die bescheibung und den circel des gangen erd reichs und mozes, 1552

 Item
Identifier: MC 61
Das erst general / inhaltend die beschreibung und den circkel des gantzen ertreiches und mores
Das erst general / inhaltend die beschreibung und den circkel des gantzen ertreiches und mores
This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Notably, the collection also contains a 1573 copy of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrvm orbis terrarvm, considered by some as the first modern atlas of the world. The collection includes maps of the world, the British Isles, Pacific Ocean, North and South America, The Western Hemisphere, and the United States.

Dates

  • 1552

Creator

Extent

From the Collection: 115 Sheets

Physical Location

drawer 5

Materials Specific Details

The map, proper, is identical to MC 64 with the exciption of a few colors. Text on verso is in German, and is considerably longer than the french of MC 64. Title (verso) is enclosed in an elaborate "frame." Signature, lower left.

Dimensions

26.2 x 38 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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