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Number: 2457
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1598
Title: Africa
Sub-Title: Africa [top margin], 31 [Right top margin]
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Middleburg
Height: 8.1
Width: 12.1
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Barent Langenes
Engraver: Pieter Van den Keere (Kaerius)
Publisher: Cornelius Claesz
Other Contributors: Jodocus Hondius, Sr.
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Notes: source--Old World auctions 2/14;1st state, Betz# 37; Though not signed, this map was likely engraved by either Jodocus Hondius or Petrus Kaerius, who engraved the majority of the maps of the Caert-thresoor (Map Treasury). This is the scarce first state without degrees of latitude in the borders, published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes. Dutch text on verso. [The ocean wave haschuring is present but faint]
Last updated: Jul 26, 2014