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Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Title: Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica. . .
Published in: Amsterdam, 1630-1633
   
Size: 15.0 x 21.3 inches.
38.1 x 54.2 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: Splendid colours. Some minor rippling in lower margin. Sufficient lateral margins. Strong paper. Very good condition.
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The first of four states of the map. French text on verso. One of the most beautiful world maps ever engraved and one of the most influential in promulgating the California as an island hypothesis and one of the earliest maps to show the Dutch discoveries in Australia. A corner stone map for any collection of world or Australian maps.
Portraits of Caesar, Ptolemy, Mercator and Jodocus Hondius occupy each corner, with symbols of the four elements, various native figures, flowers and fruit. One of the earliest world maps (probably the second after Speed) to name Plymouth Colony.
A first state with the date 1630.

Reference: Shirley, World 336, State 1.



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