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.
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).
Gift of Langford Endowment Fund
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