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1507 Waldseemüller, Martin [2] - Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptolomaei traditionem et Americi Verpucii aliorumque lustrationes, Saint-Dié [Castle of Wolfegg, Württemberg].

In addition to his famous large 1507 wall map of the entire world (see Waldseemüller, Martin [1]), he also created in the same year the first globe of the earth. The image shown here represents the part of the globe gores which have the name America printed across a portion of South America. [431aa]


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