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Novi Orbis Pars Borealis Map, 1600

Map Collection #MC0026

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Title: Novi Orbis Pars Borealis Map
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Map (1600) of North America, entitled Novi Orbis Pars Borealis, America Scilicet, Complectens Foridam, Baccalaon, Candam, Terram corte, by Matthias Quadt, engraved by Johannes Bussemacher, extending from the Caribbean to the Northwest Passage and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans (25- 90. North Latitude; 240- 345 West Longitude) excised from the original engraving published in Quadt's Geographisch Handbuch. 9 x 11.5 x 0.125 inches. Matted. Hand colored, ca. 19th century.

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September 6, 2002, 1 item, 0.0001 cubic feet; Map (1600) of North America, entitled Novi Orbis Pars Borealis, America Scilicet, Complectens Foridam, Baccalaon, Candam, Terram corte, by Matthias Quadt, engraved by Johannes Bussemacher, extending from the Caribbean to the Northwest Passage and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans (25- 90. North Latitude; 240- 345West Longitude) excised from the original engraving published in Quadt's Geographisch Handbuch. 9" x 11.5" x 0.125" . Matted. Hand colored, ca. 19th century. Donor: Langford Endowment Fund.

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Preferred Citation

Novi Orbis Pars Borealis Map (#MC0026), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Langford Endowment Fund

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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Basically a reduced version of Cornelius de Jode's Americae Pars Borealis. Purchased from Richard B. Arkway (8/6/2002); Appraised by Lynn Roundtree (Armadillo Books, 8/31/2002).

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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