C1714

Nova Delineatio Totius Orbis Terrarum per Petrum Vander AA.

Mapmaker:

Pierre Vander Aa (1659 - 1733)

Superb, highly embellished double hemisphere world map, surrounded by six figures representing Day, Night, and the four elements, showing Australia and New Zealand with the discoveries made by Abel Tasman on his two voyages of discovery 1642-44. California is shown … Read Full Description

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S/N: WM-AA-SHIRLEY-395–184816
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Full Title:

Nova Delineatio Totius Orbis Terrarum per Petrum Vander AA.

Date:

C1714

Mapmaker:

Pierre Vander Aa (1659 - 1733)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued. Very wide margins.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 265mm

Paper Size: 

467mm 
x 397mm
AUTHENTICITY
Nova Delineatio Totius Orbis Terrarum per Petrum Vander AA. - Antique Map from 1714

Genuine antique
dated:

1714

Description:

Superb, highly embellished double hemisphere world map, surrounded by six figures representing Day, Night, and the four elements, showing Australia and New Zealand with the discoveries made by Abel Tasman on his two voyages of discovery 1642-44. California is shown as an island. Vander Aa based this map on Arnold Colom’s very rare earlier map;  Cited in Shirley, The Mapping of the World # 395


From Aa, Atlas
Nouveau.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2139824
State Library NSW : Reference code (AuSN)b27361846-61slnsw_inst

Mapmaker:

Pierre Vander AA (1659-1733)

Apprenticed at the age of 9, Vander AA began his career at Lieden in 1683 as a Latin trade publisher, publishing classical texts pertaining to medicine and science. His publications include an ‘Atlas Nouveau‘ completed in about 1710, and the Galerie Agreable du Mond.

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