Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Johannes Kepler's Tabvlę Rudolphinę. Ulm : Johannes Saur, 1627-30. Prime meridian based on the astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory in Denmark. Map drawn in three parts (left to right): 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius), 1 hemisphere (29 cm. in diameter), and 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius). Reference: Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, p. 358-9 Reference: Bricker, Charles. Landmarks of mapmaking. 1977, p. 252-3 Includes note and ill. of double eagle. Included in map folder: Folder (24 x 31 cm.) containing 7 photocopies from printed references and 1 letter of correspondence all describing this map. Also included is a section of the original map folder with a manuscript note regarding the date of publication and representation in Kepler's atlas. Mounted on cloth. copy imperfect: 3 vertical fold lines. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. Scale [ca. 1:100,000,000]. At equator (W 1800--E 1800/N 900--S 900).
Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum / Philippus Eckebrecht civis Norimbergensis ; sumptus faciente Io. Kepplero ; sculpsit Norimbergae J.P. Walch.Eckebrecht, Philipp, 1594-1667. OTHER TITLESNova orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum
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