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Florida, et regiones vicinae.

Author/creator Laet, Joannes de, 1581-1649 publisher.
Other author/creatorGerritsz, Hessel, approximately 1581-1632 printmaker.
Other author/creatorLe Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, 1533?-1588.
Format Map and Print
Publication Info [Leiden] : [Joannes de Laet], [between 1630 and 1640]
Description1 map : hand colored ; 27 x 35 cm
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Cartographic dataScale approximately 1:7,000,000 (W 88°24ʹ00ʺ--W 74°57ʹ00ʺ/N 37°07ʹ00ʺ--N 21°59ʹ00ʺ).
General notePublication details from Burden.
General noteRelief shown pictorially.
General noteScale of "Millaria Germanica" at lower left.
General noteTitle in cartouche at upper right.
General noteFlorida named "Tegesta provinc."
General noteGraticule lines show latitude extending from 23° to 37°.
General noteHessel Gerritsz was the map's author and probable engraver - Burden.
General noteBased on the cartography of Jacques le Moyne, as interpreted by Cornelis Claesz - Burden.
General notePublished in 1630 in "Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien" (Dutch text), in 1633 in "Novus Orbis" (Latin text) and in 1640 in "L'Histoire du Monde" (French text). The map's verso is blank in all of the above - Burden.
General noteTitled "Florida et Regiones Vicinae" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
References Burden, Philip D. The Mapping of North America, 232
References Cumming, William P. The Southeast in early maps. Third edition, 34
Acquisitions source Joyner- Purchased from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps 2/19/2016
Genre/formEarly maps.
Genre/formEarly works.
Genre/formEarly maps.
Genre/formEarly works to 1800.

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