Novi Orbis Pars Borealis Map

May 18, 1904
Map Collection #MC0026
Creator(s)
Physical description
0.001 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Novi Orbis Pars Borealis Map (#MC0026), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
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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.


Scope and arrangement

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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Custodial History

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.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Langford Endowment Fund

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