Nova et exacta totius orbis

World map

© Royal Geographical Society

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Title:

Nova et exacta totius orbis

 

Date:

1608

 
 

Origin:

Jodocus Hondius Snr

 
 

Information:

This early 17th Century map of the world on Mercator's projection is made up of 16 sheets . The map is copper plated and and features sea monsters, sailing ships and creatures from the ocean.