C1579
 (1601)

Culiacanae, Americae Regionis, Descriptio. Hispaniolae, Cubae, Aliarumqe Insualrum Circumiacientium Delineatio

Mapmaker:

Abraham Ortelius (1527 - 1598)

One of the earliest maps to show all of the West Indies and the Bahamas with parts of Florida and Mexico, by Abraham Ortelius, with full original hand colouring. In this 1601 Latin edition of this map, the isle of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Culiacanae, Americae Regionis, Descriptio. Hispaniolae, Cubae, Aliarumqe Insualrum Circumiacientium Delineatio

Date:

C1579
 (1601)

Mapmaker:

Abraham Ortelius (1527 - 1598)

Condition:

Minor tears to sheet edges not affecting image, otherwise in good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

500mm 
x 360mm

Paper Size: 

590mm 
x 475mm
AUTHENTICITY
Culiacanae, Americae Regionis, Descriptio. Hispaniolae, Cubae, Aliarumqe Insualrum Circumiacientium Delineatio - Antique Map from 1579

Genuine antique
dated:

1601

Description:

One of the earliest maps to show all of the West Indies and the Bahamas with parts of Florida and Mexico, by Abraham Ortelius, with full original hand colouring.

In this 1601 Latin edition of this map, the isle of Iumeto, northeast of Cuba was renamed Iumero, and the
place name Toperito in northwest Mexico was changed to Toperico. 1601L8 (200 copies printed) (last line, left aligned: ceteros noui Orbis scriptores.)

References: Broecke 14, 1601L8

From Ortelius’s, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.

Image size: 360mm x 500mm (14.4″ x 20″)     Sheet size: 475mm x 590mm (19″ x 23.6″)
Condition: Very good. Minor tears to sheet edges not affecting image, with centre fold as issued.

Louis P. Kissajukian  est. 1979

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Mapmaker:

Abraham Ortelius (1527 –1598)

A Flemish cartographer and geographer, conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas, theTheatrum Orbis Terrarum(Theatre of the World). He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting to their present positions.

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