"[Cartographic Diagram]", Apianus, Peter Bienewitz
Subject: Cartographic Curiosity
Period: 1545 (published)
Color: Black & White
4.2 x 4.7 inches
10.7 x 11.9 cm
An interesting woodblock illustration including a curious cosmic diagram and a globe centered on the Atlantic and depicting the Americas, Europe, Africa and part of Asia. This is a very early representation of the Americas. On a full sheet of Latin text with historiated capitals in the text below the illustration and on verso.