Scarce and interesting map of America by Christoph Weigel. California is still represented as a big island. The Mississippi river flows into the Gulf of Mexico. In the northern Pacific a legend Gold-Catholic / Erdfarb-Heydnisch (Gold: Catholic / Earth-brown: Heathen). The parts of the country are marked according to this legend with gold or a brown dot equivalent to Catholic or heathen (Protestant) affiliation. Decorated with a beautiful title cartouche to the lower left. From Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. Weigel's well-known travel atlas, which he published in collaboration with Professor Johann David Köhler.
|Title||Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis Nova exhibitio|
|Publisher, Year||Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718|
|Plate Size||27.6 x 34.4 cm (10.9 x 13.5 inches)|
|Sheet Size||36.8 x 46.8 cm (14.5 x 18.4 inches)|
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