Cuba insula ;

Material Information

Cuba insula ; Hispaniola insula
Portion of title:
Hispaniola insula
Gerardi Mercatoris atlas sive cosmographica meditiones de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura
Mercator-Hondius atlas
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612 ( cartographer )
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594
[French edition, editio quarta]
Physical Description:
2 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 16 x 36 cm or smaller, on sheet 48 x 57 cm
Scale approximately 1:5,000,000 = [23 Milliaria Germanica = 3.4 cm]


Subjects / Keywords:
Islands -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Caribbean Sea ( lcsh )
Islands ( fast )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Antilles, Greater ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- West Indies ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Cuba ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Hispaniola ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Puerto Rico ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Jamaica ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Margarita Island (Venezuela) ( lcsh )
Caribbean Sea ( fast )
Cuba ( fast )
Hispaniola ( fast )
Jamaica ( fast )
Puerto Rico ( fast )
Venezuela -- Margarita Island ( fast )
West Indies ( fast )
West Indies -- Greater Antilles ( fast )
Early maps. ( fast )
Early maps. ( lcgft )
Early works. ( fast )
Maps. ( fast )
single map ( marcgt )
Early maps ( fast )
Early maps ( lcgft )
Early works ( fast )
Maps ( fast )
24.6666666666667 x -84.8333333333333, 17.9166666666667 x -84.8333333333333, 17.9166666666667 x -71.75, 24.6666666666667 x -71.75 ( Map Coverage )


Koeman-Krogt. Atlantes Neerlandici,
System Details:
System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software.
Placenames and title in Latin. French text on verso.
General Note:
Copper engraving.
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Relief shown pictorially.
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Composite map of four islands of the Greater Antilles: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Jamaica and a map of Margarita Island.
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Titles in decorative cartouche. Hispaniola map has the most elaborate cartouche with a king's head, vines, fruit and two birds.
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Main maps embellished with many sea monsters, sailing vessels, notes and the characteristic moiré pattern in the water areas.
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Cuba map has inset plan of Havana with ships and pictorial relief.
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Ancillary maps: Insula Iamaica--Ins. S. Ioannis--I.S. Margareta cum confiniis. Each title in strapwork rectangle cartouche.
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Each main map includes two scale bars in German and Italian miles embellished with strapwork designs.
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Edition statement, scale conversion, and publishing information from Koeman's.
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Geographic coordinates converted to Greenwich.
General Note:
French text on verso entitled, "Les Isles de la Cvbe, Espagnole, Iamaiqve, de S. Iean et Margverite", pages 373-374, signature "8E" (Krogt-Koeman, atlas title 1:113).
General Note:
From: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive cosmographica meditiones de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura. Amsterodami : Iudoci Hondij, 1619. Commonly referred to as the Mercator-Hondius atlas.

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Resource Identifier:
on10552 ( NOTIS )
1055211290 ( OCLC )
36423280 ( ALEPH )
G4910 1619 .M47 ( lcc )