Americae Novissima Descriptio 1589

Collection: Osher Collection

Name: Americae Novissima Descriptio 1589


Image Number:


Notes: This map was engraved as part of a set of world and four continent maps. It could be the first general map of America engraved in England, a year after the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Hondius's map is the earliest one relating to America. Hondius later sold the plates of these maps to Parisian publisher Jean Le Clerc.

Date/Date Range Produced:

Date/Date Range Published:


Dimensions: 33 x 49 cm.

Printing Process:

Printing Technique:

Material Type:

LC Call Number: G3290 1602 .H6

OCLC: 819759721

Accession Number: OS-1602-3



Permanent URL: