Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio - Reproduction - - c. 1572
Single Click to Enlarge/Reduce
North America Reproduction
This Ortelius map of America is one of the most recognized and influential maps of America from the 16th Century. Ortelius depicts the discoveries of a number of explorers, but the general shape of America is derived from Gerard Mercator's 21 sheet world map of 1569.
Maps of Antiquity is located on Cape Cod
Generally open 10-5 Call ahead: 508-945-1660
1409 Main Street (Route 28)
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633