"Novi Orbis Pars Borealis, America Scilicet, Complectens Floridam, Baccalaon, Canadam, Terram Corterialem, Virginiam, Norombecam, Pluresque alias Provincias", Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach
Subject: North America
Period: 1600 (circa)
Publication: Geographisch Handtbuch…
Color: Hand Color
11.8 x 9 inches
30 x 22.9 cm
Very unusual map based on Cornelis de Jode's Americae Pars Borealis. It makes use of both John White and Jacques le Moyne's east coast cartography, but continues De Jode's inaccurate depiction of Virginia. In the north is a Northwest Passage, and in the center is the Lago de Conibas. To the west of Florida is a curious second peninsula named Apalaco. The map is heavily engraved with mountains, forests and cities with numerous notations throughout. Below the map is a panel of Latin text describing the various explorations. Engraved by Johannes Bussemacher.
References: Burden #133.