[West Indies-Spanish Main]

Collection: Osher Collection

Name: [West Indies-Spanish Main]


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Notes: Verso text in Latin. From Legatio Babilonica Occeanea decas (Seville, 1511). Title supplied by cataloger

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Dimensions: 20 X 30 cm.

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Historical Context: This is the first printed map to show the actual geographical outline of the Caribbean, as Columbus mapped it in 1492-1503. It appeared in 1511, in a work which suggested that Columbus had in fact reached a "New World" rather than "the Indies."

Accession Number: OS-1511-1


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