|Title:||Americae sive Indiae Occidentalis Tabula Generalis Map|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Color map (1630?) of America, entitled Americae sive Indiae Occidentalis Tabula Generalis, by Hessel Gerritsz for Johannes de Laet's Beshcrijvinghe van West-Indien; published at Leiden by Elzevier. 26cm x 34cm.|
September 6, 2002, 1 item, 0.0001 cubic feet; Americae sive Indiae Occidentalis Tabula Generalis, by Hessel Gerritsz (1581?-1632), a map (1630?) of America. Copperplate engraving for atlas by Johannes de Laet (1593-1649) Beshcrijvinghe van West-Indien (Leiden: Elzevier, 1630?). 26 x 34 cm. Donor: Langford Endowment Fund.
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Americae sive Indiae Occidentalis Tabula Generalis Map (#MC0023), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Crown watermark on verso. Vivid outline hand coloring in shades of green, purple, yellow, and blue, ca. 19th century. Matted. Best West Coast map to date. Shows California as part of the mainland. Originally published in de Laet's Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien (1630). Purchased from Richard B. Arkway (8/6/2002); Appraised by Lynn Roundtree (Armadillo Books, 8/31/2002).
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