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Number: 1797
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1609
Title: AFRICAE DESCRIPTIO
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Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 14.0
Width: 18.7
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Scale: 1 : 58,421,100
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Jodocus Hondius, Sr.
Gerard-Gerhard Mercator
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Publisher: Jodocus Hondius, Sr.
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Notes: Betz; Betz #53; This is the only state of this map but it was re-published in different years and languages; The year after first publishing a folio edition of Mercators Atlas in 1606, Jodocus Hondius prepared a set of small-scale plates for a pocket-sized "Atlas Minor" 1607, with latin on map but this edtion has German text on verso from 1609 edition; see also Map #938 as same map published in 1626 Purchase Pilgrims.
Last updated: Feb 20, 2016