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subject : America--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
Facsimile of original drawn with ink on parchment.; "Explanation of the map" with reduced reproduction numbered for "Place names and legends on the Vinland map" at left.; Legends in medieval Latin.
1440; 1965
The 1500 original was prepared by Columbus' pilot, and is the oldest known map of the New World.; Includes ill.; Place names in Spanish.
s.n (publisher)
Cosa, Juan de la, d. 1510. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Cartouche in lower left corner shows explorers meeting with Native Americans.; In lower right corner: Ioseph L'Acosta.
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Includes ill. of ships and sea monsters, and insets showing "Polus Arcticus" region and "Terra Australis incognita."; Original appeared in the referenced work.
Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651. (creator)
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. (contributor)
[unknown date]
Facsimile.; Relief shown pictorially.; Includes col. illus., inset of Greenland, and 9 city views.
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. (creator)
1630; 1960
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