America siue India Nova, ad magnae Gerardi Mercatoris aui Vniversalis imitationem in compendium redacta. Per Michaelem Mercatorem Duysburgensem.

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: America siue India Nova, ad magnae Gerardi Mercatoris aui Vniversalis imitationem in compendium redacta. Per Michaelem Mercatorem Duysburgensem.

Title Translation: America or New India edited into a compendium in imitation of the great universal one of Gerard Mercator, grandfather, by Michael Mercator, of Duisburg

Alternative Title: America, sive, India Nova

Barcode: 396

Creator: Mercator, Michael (d. 1600)

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: Western Hemisphere · North America · South America · Caribbean Area · West Indies · Central America · Canary Islands · Azores · Cabo Verde · Atlantic Ocean · Arctic regions · Pacific Ocean · Antarctica · New Guinea

Date Produced: 1633

Date Published: 1633

Language: French

Subjects: Mercator, Michael, -1600 · Western Hemisphere · North America · South America · Caribbean Area · West Indies · Central America · Canary Islands · Azores · Cape Verde · Atlantic Ocean · Pacific Ocean · Antarctica · New Guinea · Maps--Early works to 1800 · Arctic regions

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: Hemisphere 34 cm. in diameter on sheet 45 x 53 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Includes notes and decorative floral border. Inset maps of the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, and Haiti. Text on verso in French: L'Ameriqve

Brief Description: Map of the Western Hemisphere showing the polar regions and numerous islands in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, including New Guinea

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

Insets: Golfo Mexicano, Cvba, Haiti nunc Hispaniola

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867

Associated Map Imagery: Map Borders, 1633, America siue India Nova, ad magnae Gerardi Mercatoris aui Vniversalis imitationem in compendium redacta. Per Michaelem Mercatorem Duysburgensem.

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/396.0001