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Totius orbis cogniti universalis descriptio. Cui etiam eandem orbis terrae delineationem, duorum circulorum capacitate, huius descriptionis mundi longitudinem documento admirantibus, adiecimus

 Digital Record
Identifier: MC 26


  • Creation: 1589


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General Note

North America and South America are projected horizontally. The unknown world above (Terra Incognita) is a border made of islands. Australis occupies the entire width at the bottom and is unknown. The West and East hemispheres flank the title cartouche.

Cultural context

Repository Details

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

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