Genuine Antique map of the world "Universi Orbis Descriptio ad usum Navigantium" by Magini, 1621. Nice example of Magini's world map, based on Mercator's map of 1569. Here one of the 4 mythical islands of the arctic is named'Nova Zemla'. Quivira named in the North American west, Mexico City shown.A huge southern continent, Terra Australis Nondum Cognita, dominates the lower portion and is embellished with mountains and several place names. Terra de Fuego' names the region below South America. New Guinea is shown as an island. Set on page of text, text also on verso. Light damp stain on left, not affecting image.
Early edition, with Africa' written in embellished lettering. Inset on larger sheet with text, and text on verso. Image measures 5" x 7". All of our items are original antiques as described.The item "1621 Genuine Antique map World. Arctic Islands Magini" is in sale since Saturday, December 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Map & Globe Mixed Lots". The seller is "antiqueatlas" and is located in Troy, Montana. This item can be shipped worldwide.