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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

Europe.

purl.stanford.edu/ds254nf1916
Title:
Europe.
Alternate Title:
Evrope
Author:
Thevet, André, 1502-1590, Thevet, André, 1516-1590, and Chaudière, Guillaume, 15..-1601
Author (no Collectors):
Thevet, André, 1516-1590 and Chaudière, Guillaume, 15..-1601
Topic:
map
Language:
French
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 36 x 45 cm
Publication Info:
fr and [Paris
Imprint:
1575, 1581]
Genre:
map
Notes:
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Latitudinal and longitudinal lines along margins.
  • Decorative cartouches.
  • Shows topography, vegetation, waterways.
  • Pictorial vignettes of ships, sea monsters.
  • Descriptive text.
  • Appears in Thevet's La cosmographie universelle, Paris: Chaudière, 1575, 1581.