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 : Henrici Hondij, [1636?].
2 maps on one sheet : 37 x 21 cm. and 37 x 27 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 ships dot the oceans.
This state was published in atlases by Jan Jansson in 1636 and 1637.
From the Jansson Appendix Atlas 1636-1680, title created to represent a unique collection within the Clark Library, University of Michigan.
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Scale [ca. 1:500,000] (W 3°39'00"--W 2°17'00"/N 59°24'00"--N 58°37'00").
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a 500000 W0033900 W0021700 N0592400 N0583700
a 417,500 W0020700 W0003100 N0605700 N0593000
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Accession no. 43321.
Manuscript no. 19 of 88 numbered to "98."
From the "Manuscript Style 1 (Ms1)" set of the Vignaud map collection.
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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-010348284/39015091191737_01. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2024.
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