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MAP #: 093J5

CARTOGRAPHER : JODE, CORNELIUS DE

DATE: 1593

SHORT TITLE : AMERICAE PARS BOREALIS, FLORIDA.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : BACCALAOS, CANADA, CORTEREALIS. A CORNELIO DE IUDAEIS IN LUCE EDITA. (LARGE RECTANGULAR CARTOUCHE ABOVE MAP). "GENEROSO, ATQ3 MAGNIFICO DNO, DNO THEODORICO ECHTER, A MESPELBRU, SACR. CAESAR. MAIESTti,ET REVERsmo. PRINCIPI, EPISCOPO HERBIPOLENSI A CONSILIJS PRIMO, &C. CORNELIUS DE IUDAEIS, ANTVERP. D.D.A.o. MDLXXXXIII." (DEDICATION TO THE LEFT OF THE TITLE). INSET ENTITLED "INCOLARU VIRGINIAE HABITUS" (3.4 X 14.5 CM., BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER). LONGITUDE (PROBABLY EAST FROM FERRO, TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1593
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : ANTWERP
PUBLISHER : GERARD AND CORNELIUS DE JODE
LANGUAGE(S) : LA
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 36.3 X 50.3 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 41.0 X 56.0 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 29,150,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : BASED ON LATITUDE
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-26 (ST. 2)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : WR019-IG2 (ST. 2)
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF SIGNIFICANCE TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SHOALS ARE SHOWN BY SHADING IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
CARTOUCHE : STRAPWORK (13)
BORDER : SIMPLE SUBDIVISIONAL FUNCTIONAL (6)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : UNSPECIFIED, BUT PROBABLY FERRO (22)
SEE ALSO MAP #s :
BEST INFO SOURCE : CUMMING IS THE BEST SOURCE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS MOST OF NORTH AMERICA ABOVE MEXICO. IT ATTEMPTS TO EMBODY THE LATEST AVAILABLE INFORMATION AND, IN THAT RESPECT, IT WAS PROBABLY THE FIRST MAP TO BE INFLUENCED BY LE MOYNE'S MAP OF 1591 COVERING FROM FLORIDA TO CAPE LOOKOUT AND BY WHITE'S MAP OF VIRGINIA. THE VIRGINIA NAMES FROM WHITE'S MAP ARE ERRONEOUSLY PLACED ABOVE "C. DE LAS ARENAS". THIS PUTS THE CHESAPEAKE BAY (CHESEPOC SINUS) NEAR THE ACTUAL LATITUDE OF BOSTON. THE COASTLINE OF NEW ENGLAND (NOROMBEGA) EXTENDS EAST FROM THE CHESAPEAKE BAY. THE MISTAKE OF PLACING VIRGINIA AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY ABOVE C DE LAS ARENAS IS FOLLOWED BY WYTFLIET (SEE MAP 097W5), MATAL (SEE MAPS # 098M5 AND 100M5) AND QUAD.

IN 1578, GERARD DE JODE PUBLISHED A WORK ENTITLED SPECVLVM ORBIS TERRARUM, CONTAINING SEVERAL MAPS OF THE NEW WORLD. THIS WAS THE SECOND STANDARDIZED ATLAS TO BE PUBLISHED. ALTHOUGH DEJODE BEGAN MAKING MAPS EARLIER THAN ORTELIUS (IN 1555), ORTELIUS WAS THE FIRST TO PUBLISH AN ATLAS (1570). GERARD DIED IN 1591 AFTER HAVING PUBLISHED JUST ONE EDITION AND HIS SON CORNELIUS COMPLETED THE ENLARGED WORK, SPECVLVM ORBIS TERRAE, BY THE INCLUSION OF SEVERAL NEW MAPS AND ADDITIONAL TEXT. THIS MAP IS ONE OF THE NEW ONES. TWO OF THE LEGENDS GIVE HISTORICAL NOTES ON THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH SETTLEMENTS. THE BOOK WAS PUBLISHED IN THE SECOND EDITION FROM 1593 TO 1613.

DEJODE'S MAPS ARE RARER THAN THOSE OF ORTELIUS, WHOSE ATLAS WAS PUBLISHED IN 42 EDITIONS.

DATA IS FROM CUMMING AND ARKWAY XVII, 1981.

EDITION & STATE INFO : AT LEAST TWO STATES OF THIS MAP ARE KNOWN. COPIES OF THE MAP ARE IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS (2), JOHN CARTER BROWN, CLEMENTS, NEWBERRY, NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY (STOKES COLLECTION), YALE, AND IN THE COLLECTIONS OF SEYMOUR SCHWARTZ AND OF HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

1ST STATE - (1593) - IN THE LINE OF TEXT ABOVE THE DOUBLE HORIZONTAL LINES BETWEEN LATITUDE 66 AND 67 IS THE NAME "CAPTAIN LAUDOUNIERO".

2ND STATE - (1593-1613?) - THE NAME "LAUDOUNIERO" HAS BEEN IMPERFECTLY ERASED AND REENGRAVED "RIBALDO". TRACES OF THE OLD NAME ARE STILL CLEARLY VISIBLE.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS AN EXCELLENT BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF STATE 2 WITH WIDE MARGINS, WITH AN ACQ. # OF WR019-IG2 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-26.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : CUMMING, WILLIAM P., THE SOUTHEAST IN EARLY MAPS, CHAPEL HILL: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS, 1958, 126, # 16; SCHWARTZ, SEYMOUR I. AND RALPH E. EHRENBERG, THE MAPPING OF AMERICA, NEW YORK: HARRY N. ABRAMS, INC., 1980, PL.3A; THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED, (EXHIBIT CATALOG), BALTIMORE: WALTER'S ART GALLERY, 1952, # 138, 139.

February 7, 1993


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