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Number: 938
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1626
Title: AFRICAE DESCRIPTIO
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Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 14.0
Width: 18.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Scale: 1 : 58,421,100
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Jodocus Hondius, Sr.
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Publisher: William Stansby
Other Contributors: Samuel Purchas
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Notes: Tooley-Adams; Betz # 53 (1st ed was 1607); Originally published in Hondius 'Atlas Minor', A reduced version of Hondius' folio map of the continent. It is based on the Mercator model with revisions to the coastlines; here used in 'Purchas His Pilgrimage'; see map 1797 for same map published in 1609 by Hondius in the "Mercator Atlas Minor"
Last updated: May 3, 2009