Delineatio orarum maritimarum Terrae vulgo indigitatae terra do Natal item Sofalae Mozambicae & Melindae ...

Material Information

Delineatio orarum maritimarum Terrae vulgo indigitatae terra do Natal item Sofalae Mozambicae & Melindae ...
Parallel title:
Affbeeldinghe der custen des landts genaempt terra do Natal, item van alle de custen van Coffala, Mozambique, Melinde
Langren, Arnold Florent van, 1580-1644 ( cartographer, engraver )
Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611
Place of Publication:
Place of publication not identified
Publisher not identified
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
1 map : hand colored ; 38.3 x 55.1 cm, on sheet 39.0 x 55.6 cm


Subjects / Keywords:
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Africa, Eastern ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Africa, Southern ( lcsh )
Coasts -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Africa, Eastern
Maps ( lcsh )
Early works to 1800 ( lcsh )
single map ( marcgt )
Early maps
Portolan charts
8.830072 x 80.551758, 8.830072 x 30.234375, -28.788202 x 30.234375, -28.788202 x 80.551758 ( Map Coverage )


Scope and Content:
Marine map of the east coast of Africa from Rio do Infante to Doara and to the tip of the island of Ceylon.
General Note:
Appears in: Linschoten's Itinerario, editions from 1596 in Dutch, Latin and French.
General Note:
Copper engraving, hand colored.
General Note:
Three ships, sea monsters, a school of whales, elephants, lions, alligators are pictured throughout the map. Includes three compass roses and rhumb lines. Four figures at top above "Africae" is believed to be a portrayal of the Christian emperor Prester John.
General Note:
Title in decorative strapwork cartouche in two sections with Latin and Dutch text.
General Note:
Relief shown pictorially.
Map Collectors' series no. 29-168 ; Tooley, R.V. Guide to maps of Africa, p. 67
Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
Statement of Responsibility:
Arnoldus F. a Langren delineavit & scalpsit

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University of Florida
Holding Location:
Map and Imagery Library, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.
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Resource Identifier:
030091861 ( aleph )
935358960 ( oclc )