Maps - World
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio. Quam ex Magna Universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, Geographie ac ceterarum . . . Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat, 1587
Identifier: MC 71
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1587; 1613?