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Nova orbis tabula in Lucem Edita. Late 17th century

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de Wit, AF 1699 , Nova orbis tabula in Lucem Edita. Late 17th century , UTAS Special & Rare Collections, The Royal Society of Tasmania, Australia.

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Abstract

'Nova orbis tabula in Lucem edita A.F. de Wit'. Similar to F. de Wit's map of 1660, except for slight revision of coastline of the small portion of Zeelandia Nova shown. The world in two hemispheres with smaller maps of Arctic and Antarctic poles, at top and bottom centre, but the astronomical maps are omitted. Border decorated with bacchanalian scenes, coloured. (cf. Remarkable maps III 6 [RS.Mp.4]) West Australia & Gulf of Carpentaria shown, small part of V.D.L. and small piece of coastline of N.Z.
Size: 55 cm x 46 cm.
RS Mp/8

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:de Wit, AF
Keywords: RS Map, Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land, world, maps
Publisher: UTAS Special & Rare Collections, The Royal Society of Tasmania
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Royal Society Collection > The Royal Society of Tasmania Map Collection
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