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subject : Africa--Maps--Early works to 1800
Prime meridian: London; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows drainage, etc.
Printed by T.W. for R Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, and T. Ward (publisher)
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727. (creator)
Spofforth, R., (contributor)
Scale and coordinates indeterminable.; Pictorial woodcut with inserted type.; Shows major cities, rivers, mountains.; The sea is engraved in narrow wavy lines, with a galleon, a merman and above him a sea-bird; Top left "20" & "21" top right.; On verso: text in German; top left "22" & "19" top right.; Norwich #17.
H. Bunting (publisher)
Bünting, Heinrich, 1545-1606. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Oriented with north to the bottom.; Has watermark.; Two halves of map are separated by a blank channel.; Sea is portrayed by wavy lines and Includes illustrations of ships, sea monsters, etc.
Nella stamperia de Givnti (publisher)
Gastaldi, Giacomo, approximately 1500-approximately 1565. (creator)
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1557. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Text with col. ill. on verso; p. 25, headed, "4 Africa."; Decorative cartouche; fish and ships on ocean.
[Ortelius?] (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
Scale and coordinates indeterminable.; Relief shown pictorially.; Verso: German text; All states of this map priot to 1592 were woodcuts; all 1592 and later were copperplate.
Henricpetri (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Henricpetri, Sebastian, 1547-1627. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Verso: Africa (text) 4; Decorative cartouche; fish and ships on ocean.
[Ortelius] (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
Maßstab in graph. Form (Degr., grande Lieües de france). - Nullmeridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro
Chez l'Auteur (publisher)
Fer, Nicolas de. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; P. II 39.; Shows Africa and the Middle East.; Includes 2 insets: Carte particuliere du Cap de Boñ Esperance et de ses environs -- Carte particuliere de l'Isle de France.
Francois Santini; Chez Mr. Remondini (publisher)
Janvier, Jean. (creator)
La Caille, Nicolas Louis de, 1713-1762.; Remondini, Giuseppe Antonio, 1747-1811. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.
chez H.Jaillot (publisher)
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (creator)
Jaillot, Alexis Hubert, 1632?-1712. (contributor)
Prime meridian: Ferro; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows rivers, towns and cities, political divisions, and portions of lands surrounding Mediterranean.; Decorative cartouche in upper right corner surrounds title statement.; Decorative cartouche in lower left corner surrounds various scales.
[Nicolas De Fer] (publisher)
Jaillot, Alexis Hubert. (contributor)
Prime meridians: Paris and L'Isle de Fer; Relief shown pictorially.; Includes "Avertissement" concerning map scale.
Chez l'Auteur Rue des Noyers (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Shows West and North Africa.; Taken from Girolamo Ruscelli's Italian translation from the Greek of Ptolemy's Geographia.; Upper left margin, "Defcrittione dell' Africa"; upper right, "Libro Secondo." and 98.; The third state of this map, the only one having a sea monster.; Verso: (text) "Delle Mavritanie nvova tavola di Africa"
Appresso gli heredi di Melchior Sessa (publisher)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. (creator)
Ruscelli, Girolamo, -approximately 1565. (contributor)
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