Title
Africae I Tab / [Gerardus Mercator].
Africae prima Tabula
Africae tabula prima continens ambas Mauritania, Tingitanam et Cæsariensem
Scale
[ca. 1:5,000,000].
Name/Creator
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Map Coll (Pusey)

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
[S.l
Publisher
s.n.
Language
Latin
Description
1 map ; 31 x 45 cm.
Form/Genre
cartographic

map

Maps

Early works to 1800
Subject
Africa, North -- Maps -- Early works to 1800

Category
map

North Africa

Note
Attributed to Mercator.

Also covers a portion of Southern Spain.

Relief shown pictorially.

In an ornamental cartouche: "Medius meridianus J6, reliqui ad hunc inclinati funt pro ratione parallelorum 29 BL 34 ad circulum maximum."

Probably originally published with a second map entitled "Africae II Tab." covering Malta, Sicily, Sardinia, Tunisia and Libya.

Includes note and index on verso.


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