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subject : America--Maps--Early works to 1800
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Relief shown pictorially.; Original: America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings / Discribed and inlarged by I.S. ; Abraham Goos, Amstelodaminsis, sculpsit.; Originally published: [London] : Are to be sold ... by G. Humble, 1626.; Includes text, inset of Greenland, col. illus of native figures and town views in margins.
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. (creator)
Goos, Abraham.; Humble, George, -1640. (contributor)
1626; 1977
Maps--America--1786.; Image
"London, printed for Robt. Sayer ... as the Act directs 15th August 1786."; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Hand colored in outline.; Includes tables showing European possessions.; Verso: 28; Library's copy includes only the top half of the entire map. This section lacks the title cartouche.; Library also holds 1794 edition.
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. (creator)
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784.; Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805.; Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794,; Roger S. Baskes Collection (Newberry Library) (contributor)
1786
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This map first appeared in 1711. The three large inset maps were printed on a separate sheet and attached to the top.; Scales of inset maps vary.; Prime meridian: London; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows prevailing wind directions, towns and villages, rivers, etc.; Includes numerous notes and statement "Sold by Herman Moll".
Moll, Herman, d. 1732. (creator)
[1720]
map
Johanem Ogilvium (publisher)
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676. (creator)
Lamb, Francis. (contributor)
1671
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Relief shown pictorially.; Shows California as an island.; Title cartouche in lower left; illustration of Neptune in upper left.; Based on Nicolaes Visscher's map of the same title.; Appears in Arnoldus Montanus's Nieuwe en onbekende weereld ... t' Amsterdam : J. Meurs, 1671.
Jacob van Meurs (publisher)
Meurs, Jacob van, 1619-1680. (creator)
Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683.; Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (contributor)
[1673]
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Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Relief shown pictorially.; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Title statement surrounded by native figures.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains dedication.; In lower right section: cum Privil: Ordin:General: Belgü Fæderati.; State 2 according to Burden.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
[approximately 1677]
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Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Relief shown pictorially.; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Title statement surrounded by native figures.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains dedication.; In lower right section: cum Privil: Ordin:General: Belgü Fæderati.; State 2 according to Burden.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
[approximately 1677]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; California shown as an island with irregular coastline and islands on both sides.; Title statement surrounded by native figures.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains dedication.; First state, as described by Burden.; At upper right corner: 88.
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
[1658?]
map
"F. Polanzani, sculp."; Relief shown pictorially.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Polanzani, Francesco, 1700-ca. 1783. (creator)
Neralco, 1672 or 3-1759. (contributor)
1757
map
Relief shown pictorially.; First map, published in an atlas, to depict California as an island.; In lower left corner: Are to be sold in pops-head alley against the Exchange by G. Humble; In lower right corner: Abraham Goos Amstelodamensis Sculpsit.; Inset map of Greenland; Three illustrated borders: The left illustrates the natives of the north; the right illustrates the natives of the south; the top illustrates towns and villages.; On verso in English: The Description of America
G. Humble (publisher)
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. (creator)
Goos, Abraham.; Humble, George, d. 1640. (contributor)
1626
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Appears in the author's Atlas novus.; Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Two large cartouche portray the bringing of Christianity to the natives and various aspects of native life.; Shows sailing routes of early explorers.; In lower right corner: "Cum gratia et privil. S.R.I. Vicariatg, in partibg Rheni, Sueviae, et juris Franconici."
Matth. Seutter (publisher)
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756. (creator)
ca. 1730]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.
Marco Coltellini (publisher)
Scacciati, Andrea (creator)
Pazzi, Giuseppe. (contributor)
[1763]
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No longitude or latitude markings, except Equator.; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows ocean currents by shading, vague coastal detail for the Sinus Mexicanus [Gulf of Mexico], major islands off the southeast coast of North America; flaming volcanoes along the coast of "Chili," the island of Terra del Fuego, and a large walled lake in west central South America.; Includes ship illustrations.; In upper right: Tomus I. 155.; Similar maps attributed to Athanasius Kircher.
J. Janssonii & E. Weyerstraet (publisher)
Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680. (creator)
Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, active 1642-1681.; Weyerstraten, Elizaeus, -1667? (contributor)
[1665]
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Includes latitude and longitude.; Relief shown pictorially.; Four explorers support the circle enclosing the hemisphere in a maritime landscape. The explorers with dates of their discoveries are from top left: Christopher Columbus (1492) and Amerigo Vespucci (1497); from bottom left: Ferdinand Magellan (1519), and Francisco Pizarro (1526).; Includes illustrations of ships and a monstrous fish.; First map of America to show the White-le Moyne geography of Virginia and Florida.; Appears in Girolamo Benzoni's History of the new world, v. 3., which is part 6 of de Bry's Grands voyages.; Latin ed. published 1596, 1617, and 1624.
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598. (creator)
White, John, active 1585-1593.; Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, 1533?-1588.; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598.; Benzoni, Girolamo, 1519- (contributor)
[1596?]
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The 1795 edition of this same map includes the statement: "London, Published May 10, 1795, by Cadell & Davies Strand".; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; Atlas plate number in upper margin: Pl. 5.
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824. (creator)
Cadell & Davies. (contributor)
1797
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Ruscelli's Italian translation from the Greek of Ptolemy's Geographia.; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows settlements in North and South America, large land mass.; Includes descriptive describing the New World [Italian].; On verso: Descrittione dell' America, libro quarto, 125 (text)
Ruscelli, Girolamo, -approximately 1565. (creator)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.; Rosaccio, Giuseppe, approximately 1530-approximately 1620. (contributor)
1599
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Relief shown pictorially.; Scale shown in Miliaria Germanica.; Descriptive text in Latin on verso.; Atlas plate number in upper margin: 19.; Matches Burden's description of versions with Latin text on verso and page number 19.
s.n (publisher)
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612. (creator)
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. (contributor)
[1607]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; In cartouche in lower left: Chorographia nobilis & opulentæ Peruanæ Provinciæq, atque Brasiliae, quas à decimo ad quintum & quinquagesimum feré gradum ultra Aequatorem in longitudinem patere, diligenti observatione deprehensum est: ex Auctorum, qui eas Provincias perlustrarunt, scriptis recens à Theodoro de Bry concinata. Caesarae matis privilegio ad quadriennium MDXCII.; In cartouche in lower right: Ex Geograph: calculo tres gradats confici lxxx leucas gallicas, five ccxl. miliaria Italica : singuli ergo gradus fere xxvvc gal.
T. de Bry] (publisher)
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598. (creator)
1592
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Text in German; place names in Latin and Spanish.; On verso, with ill.: America, die newe Welt, oder Inseln so hinder Hispaniam gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie gelegen. xxvi.
Sebastian Henricpetri (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Henricpetri, Sebastian, 1547-1627. (contributor)
1614]
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Prime meridian: Ferro; Relief shown pictorially.; Title and publication statements appear in decorative cartouche, in lower left corner. Pictured are a European explorer and native Americans In the background a European-style village is pictured, including windmills.; Legend beginning "America occidentalium indiarum nomine Vulgo celebratissima non immerito Europa Nova appellari posset" in separate cartouche.; A hypothetical northwest coast of America extends indefinitely off the upper left corner of the map.
I.B. Homann (publisher)
Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724. (creator)
1732
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Title surrounded by decorative cartouche showing native Americans.; Prime meridian: Cape Verde.; California shown as an island.
Monath, Peter Konrad, 1695-1748. (creator)
1760?
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Relief represented pictorially.; Prime meridian: Cape Verde.; Scale calculated from latitude spacing.; From: Le theatre du monde ou novvel atlas, volume 2, French edition by Willem Janszoon Blaeu and Joan Blaeu.; "Cum privilegio docem annorum."; Verso: Description in French.; Includes three decorative panels illustrated with cities of the New World such as Havana, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City. Also includes Native Americans in characteristic dress from Virginia, Florida, California and other areas. Exploration by the Spaniards along the California coast is registered on the map.
Guiljelmo Blaeuw (publisher)
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. (creator)
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673. (contributor)
1640
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Relief represented pictorially.; Prime meridian: Cape Verde.; Scale calculated from latitude spacing.; "Cum privilegio docem annorum."; Includes three decorative panels illustrated with cities of the New World such as Havana, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City. Also includes Native Americans in characteristic dress from Virginia, Florida, California and other areas. Exploration by the Spaniards along the California coast is registered on the map.
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. (creator)
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673. (contributor)
[date not given]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Includes decorative cartouche, text and hierarchical chart of places in America.
Chés Fortín ingr. Mécanicien du Roy pour les Globes et sphères, Rue de la Harpe près la Rue du Foin (publisher)
Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. (creator)
De la Haye, Guillaume, 1727-1802.; Arrivet, J.; Fortin. (contributor)
1778
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Meridian: Ferro.; Includes text left and right of map.; Map and text surrounded by decorative border.; Relief shown pictorially.
chez l'Auteur... et Desnos (publisher)
Buy de Mornas, M. (Claude), -1783. (creator)
Desnos, Louis-Charles, 1725-1805, (contributor)
1761
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Includes notes on major sections of North and South America.; Inset: Nouvelles decouvertes faites au nord ouest de l'Amerique avec la representation de la relation partée par la lettre de l'Admiral de Fonte donnée au publie en 1750 / par Mr. de l'Isle ...
Chez Daumont, rue de la Feronnerie (publisher)
Nolin, Jean Baptiste, 1686-1762. (creator)
L'Isle, Joseph Nicolas de, 1688-1768. (contributor)
1754
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Map on 1 folded sheet, with Italian text "Mondo nuouo il quale ha l'isole dell Indico occeano ..." and number "14" on verso. Place names in Latin, except for "Die Nüw Welt" which appears on South America.; Title printed at top of sheet, outside the border of the map.; Includes illustrations.; Hand colored; Relief shown pictorially.; Detached from: Cosmographia universale ... / raccolta primo da diversi autori per Sebastiano Munstero ... In Colonia, Appresso gli heradi d'Arnoldo Byrckmanno, 1575.; A derivative of Münster's map "Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diverses respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant" (Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1540 and later).
[Arnold Birckmanns Erben] (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Arnold Birckmanns Erben, (contributor)
[1575]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Latin text on verso of both pages, numbered 9.; Originally published in: Theatrum orbis terrarum / Abraham Ortelius. Antverpiæ : s.n., 1584. Latin editions published 1584, 1591, 1595, 1601, 1603 and 1609. The text appears to best match the 1591 edition.; Maps show portion of Central America and northwestern South America; southern United States; coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico.; Titles enclosed in decorative cartouches.
Abraham Ortelius (publisher)
Chaves, Geronimo, 1523-1574. (creator)
Hurtado de Mendoza, Diego, 1503-1575.; Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (contributor)
1591]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Shows "Ligne de Demarcation Selon la Bulle du Pape Alexandre VI."; Table at lower left identifies American possessions of various European powers; notes at lower right.
Chez Crepy, rue S. Jacque[s] à S. Pierre près la rue de la parcheminerie (publisher)
Le Rouge, Georges-Louis. (creator)
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761.; La Condamine, Charles-Marie de, 1701-1774. (contributor)
1783
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Avec Privilege du Roy.; In upper right corner: Page 260.; Relief shown pictorially.
Bion, N. (Nicolas), 1652-1733. (creator)
1744
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Prime meridian: Ferro; Relief shown by hachures.; Shows also the Pacific Ocean to New Zealand.; Below title: Venezia 1776.; Below title statement: illustrations of plants and sleeping lion; Possibly from Zatta's Atlante novissima. [1788].; Includes text and ill.
Antonio Zatta (publisher)
Zatta, Antonio, active 1757-1797. (creator)
Zuliani, Giuliano, approximately 1730-approximately 1814. (contributor)
1776
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Prime meridian: Ferro; Relief shown by hachures.; Shows also the Pacific Ocean to New Zealand.; Below title: Venezia 1776.; Below title statement: illustrations of plants and sleeping lion; Possibly from Zatta's Atlante novissima. [1788].; Includes text and ill.
Antonio Zatta (publisher)
Zatta, Antonio, active 1757-1797. (creator)
Zuliani, Giuliano, approximately 1730-approximately 1814. (contributor)
1776
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Also shows the Pacific and its islands.; Relief shown pictorially.; From his: Atlas moderne ou collection de cartes, Paris, 1762, plate 31.; Hand colored.; "No. 31."
Chez Lattré (publisher)
Janvier, Jean. (creator)
Lattré, Jean. (contributor)
1762
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