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Map [Terrestrial globe gores].

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  • [Terrestrial globe gores].


  • Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612.
  • Rossi, Giuseppe di.

Created / Published

  • [Milan? : G. di Rossi], 1615.


  • -  World maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Globes--Early works to 1800
  • -  Earth


  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Title supplied by cataloger.
  • -  Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615.
  • -  Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ...
  • -  In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale. Anno 1615.
  • -  Gores for a 19 cm. globe.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Includes ill.
  • -  LC copy: Fold lined and water stained. Mounted on cloth.


  • 1 map on 2 sheets ; sheets 36 x 38 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3201.B71 1615 .H6


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2008627640

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hondius, Jodocus, and Giuseppe Di Rossi. Terrestrial Globe Gores. [Milan?: G. di Rossi, 1615] Map.

APA citation style:

Hondius, J. & Rossi, G. D. (1615) Terrestrial Globe Gores. [Milan?: G. di Rossi] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Hondius, Jodocus, and Giuseppe Di Rossi. Terrestrial Globe Gores. [Milan?: G. di Rossi, 1615] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.