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HULSIUS,L. - Descriptio totius orbis terrae. Ex varys..

HULSIUS,L. - Descriptio totius orbis terrae. Ex varys..
Descriptio totius orbis terrae. Ex varys.. - HULSIUS,L.
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Title : Descriptio totius orbis terrae. Ex varys...
Map maker : HULSIUS,L..
Date : Nuremberg 1598-1625.
Size : 6.2 x 9.8 inches. / 15.8 x 24.8 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :Very rare double hemisphere world map, published probly in Ausszug auss der Abrahami Ortelli, Frankfurt 1604, by Hulsius. In the corners and between the hemispheres are six medallions of celebrated navigators - Vespucci, Columbus, Drake, Cavendish, Magellan and Del Cano. The track of Magellan's circumnavigation is marked on the map which also notes some of Drake's discoveries, such as Anglia Nova in western America. Large southern continent.
The German writer Levinus Hulsius compiled an extensive collection of accounts of explorers' voyages, published ultimately in twenty-six parts.
Eight years after de Bry began the publication of his Great Voyages', Levin Hulsius, stimulated by the success of the Bry's work, began the publication of a similar collection in quarto. Hulsius is credited with having exercised better judgment in his selections and translations than the de Bry. °

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Shirley, World 210. Marked as
Condition : Mint condition. On the lower half of verso text in German.

ID: 17537

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