Orbis vetus, et orbis veteris utraque continens, terrarum q3 tractus Arcticus, et Antarcticus
- Associated with
- Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
- Mortier, Pierre.
- Cóvens et Mortier
- World maps > Early works to 1800
- Early maps.
- Digital maps.
- Statement of responsibility
- Auctore N. Sanson Abbavillaeo, et Christianiss. Galliar Regis Geographo.
- California shown as an unlabeled island with flat northern coast. Depicts small islands between California and the North American continent. The western coast line shows a large indentation towards the middle of the island.
- Antarctica almost touches the southern coast of South America. Includes an unlabeled outline of New Zealand and Australia. Great Lakes not complete.
- Eastern hemisphere labeled as "Atlantis Insula Plato 111".
- Includes 3 wind charts. Octagonal at upper left titled "Ichnographia Turris Atticae octangulae; pro ventorum numero et plagis." Circle at upper center titled "Schema Dvode Cim Ventorvm" Circle at upper right titled "Schema Octo Ventorvm fecundum Graecos & Romanos". Inset map at bottom center titled "Veteris Orbis Climata Ex Strabone."
- Title statement in two lines above neatline.
- Number 7 barely visible in lower right corner.
- Appears in Nicolas Sanson's Atlases.
- Text in Latin.
- Local note
- State 2 - with apud I. Covens & C. Mortier cum Privit.
- McLaughlin map number 1233-01, 1233-02.
- Referenced by
- Shirley, R.W. Mapping the world (4th ed.) 400
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