Created in 1617, Americae nova Tabula is one of the most sought after maps of America from the Golden Age of Dutch Cartography. Vignettes surround the map include decorative views of American cities and Native American figures. Verso: Dutch text from America, ofte de Nieuwe Wereld atlas. The map is further embellished with sailing ships and sea monsters.
MAKER Willem Blaeu (Dutch, 1571-1638)
LITERATURE Burden, 189; Goss 26; Tooley, Mapping of America, p. 297.
DATE c. 1642
DIMENSIONS Width 23.5 Depth 1 Height 18 in. Sight: Width 22 Height 16 in.