Very rare and important first edition of the map of America and the Atlantic from Pedro de Medina’s Arte de Navegar. Printed in 1545 by Francisco Frenandez de Cordova in Valladolid, Spain. Shows the Atlantic Ocean with the coastal areas between Europe, East Africa and America. With two title bands Nuevo Mundo and Nueva Espana, sailing ships, a compass rose with rhumb lines and a mileage scale.
Cartographer: Pedro de Medina
Place, Year: Valladolid, 1545
Image Dimensions: 14.6 x 24.5 cm (5.7 x 9.6 inches)