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Number: 2407
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Morocco, Algeria
Year of Origin: 1643
Title: Orbis Maritimi. MAVRITANIAE Vtriusque urbes et Coloniae Mavritaniae, CVM Portubus. fluuiis & Promontorus E. Ptolomaeo.
Sub-Title: [upper margin] 284 Orbis Maritimi
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Dijon
Height: 12.3
Width: 15.9
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Color Type: No Color
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Publisher: Claude Bartholemy Morisot
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Notes: Joppen; Map only with text above and below the map cut away; Rare early map of north-west Africa, showing Algeria and Morocco, and parts of Spain. Only places on the coast, and a few rivers are named. Embellished with a large decorative strapwork title cartouche. Morisot (1592-1661) was one of the great intellectuals of his time and his works enjoyed great success. The European expeditions to the coasts of Africa and North America were extensively described. The book contained 44 engraved plates including 23 maps
Last updated: Jul 26, 2014