Indiarum Occidentalium tractus littorales cum insulis Caribicis

Material Information

Indiarum Occidentalium tractus littorales cum insulis Caribicis
Alternate title:
Pascaert van Westindien ende Caribise eylanden
Wit, Frederik de ( cartographer )
Hooghe, Romeyn de, 1645-1708 ( engraver )
Wit, Frederik de ( publisher )
Place of Publication:
Gedruckt by Frederick de Wit inde Kalverstraet inde Witte Pascaert
Publication Date:
State 2
Physical Description:
1 map : color ; 48.5 x 56.5 cm, on sheet 50.0 x 58.0 cm
Scale approximately 1:8,572,235 ;


Subjects / Keywords:
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- West Indies ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Central America ( lcsh )
Caribbean Area ( fast )
Central America ( fast )
West Indies ( fast )
Región Caribe ( qlsp )
América Central ( bidex )
Antillas ( qlsp )
early maps ( aat )
portolanos ( aat )
Mapas antiguos ( bidex )
Libros da láminas ( local )
single map ( marcgt )
41 x -99, 5 x -99, 5 x -58, 41 x -58 ( Map Coverage )


Carhart, George. Frederik de Wit and the first concise reference atlas, C29.2.
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Wit 16.
Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, 468.
Titles in Latin and Dutch; Place names in Dutch, Spanish and English.
General Note:
Copper engraving, hand colored.
General Note:
Early sea chart of the West Indies, Central America, Gulf of Mexico, and Florida covering the eastern coast of North America from Cape May and the Chesapeake Bay to Central America and the Spanish Main.
General Note:
Titles from two separate decorative ornamental cartouches. Chart includes compass rose with rhumb lines, two gallions and two scale bars.
General Note:
Map is a second state. The southern coastline of Mexico and Central America was added and in the top right corner, the southern New England coast and Long Island were drawn and named "NIEU NE DER- LAND".
General Note:
"23"--Top right, inside latitude lines ; "147" handwritten in ink --Top right corner.
General Note:
Imprint from bottom left cartouche. Date from reference sources.
General Note:
Longitude coordinates estimated and derived from a modern map of the area.
General Note:
From: De Wit's Atlas sive descriptio terrarum orbis or Atlas maior--(cf. Carhart A150b, p. 147, state 2).

Record Information

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University of Florida
Holding Location:
UF Map Library
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Resource Identifier:
on10835 ( NOTIS )
1083546472 ( OCLC )
036588872 ( ALEPH )

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Atlas sive descriptio terrarum orbis.