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Number: 2477
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1575
Title: AFRI= CAE TA= BVLA NOVA.
Sub-Title: AFRICA M. GRAECI LIBYAN APP.
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 36.7
Width: 48.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 22,200,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Francois de Belleforest
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Publisher: Nicolas Chesneau
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Notes: Rare woodcut map from the French edition of Munster's "La Cosmographie universelle de tout de Monde" derived from Ortelius 'Typus Orbis Terrarum'; upper left corner imprint is the bookbinders instruction: 'Ceste Carte se doit met-tre au fueillet 1868' indicative of the map being folded into Book 16 on page 1868 of the second of three volumes; Ruderman; Pastoureau 1980 p. 51-4; and 1984 p. 55-6; Betz #16;
Last updated: Apr 5, 2015