Orcadum et Schetlandiae insularum accuratissima descriptio / Amstelodami, sumptibus Henrici Hondij.



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Orcadum et Schetlandiae insularum accuratissima descriptio / Amstelodami, sumptibus Henrici Hondij.
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Orcadvm et Schetlandiae insvlarvm accuratissima descriptio
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Amsterdam : [s.n., 163-].
2 maps on 1 sheet : 45 x 55 cm.
Relief shown pictorially.
Title cartouche has fish hanging from it. In the top left corner is Scotland's coat of arms (a lion) with a unicorn on either side and two flags. Numerous fishing ships dot the oceans.
This state was published in atlases by Jan Jansson and Henricus Hondius in 1636 and 1637.
From the Appendix Atlas of the British Isles and Northern Europe, title created to represent a unique collection within the Clark Library, University of Michigan.
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Scale [ca. 1:417,500] (W 3°33'00"-- W 2°21'00"/N 59°24'00"-- N 58°40'00").
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a 417500 W0033300 W0022100 N0592400 N0584000
a 417500 W0020700 W0003900 N0605300 N0593000
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Accession no. 43286.
Manuscript no. 28 of 23 sheets numbered to "49."
From the "Manuscript Style 3 (Ms3)" set of the Vignaud map collection.
Includes manuscript "Isles Orcades et Schetlandea" and written over manuscript no. in top right corner of verso.
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"Orcadum et Schetlandiae insularum accuratissima descriptio / Amstelodami, sumptibus Henrici Hondij." In the digital collection UM Clark Library Maps. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clark1ic/x-010348283/39015091191703_01. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 23, 2024.
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