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    Exquisita & magno aliquot mensium periculo lustrata et iam re... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Gerardus Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. 1611. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes panoramic view and col. ill. Text on verso. LC copy annotated in pencil in lower right margin: Gravure de 1570 par Ortelius. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift;...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1611