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subject : Arctic regions--Maps--Early works to 1800
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"Adapted to Monseigneur Buache's Memoire read at the Royal Academy of Sciences."; Map of the world, centered on North Pole.; Limited relief shown with hachures.; Map shows cartographer's suppositions concerning continental mountain ranges and other topographical features.
s.n (publisher)
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773. (creator)
Cole, D., fl. 1840. (contributor)
1750
map
Relief shown pictorially.; State 5 according to Burden.; Matches Burden's description of versions with Dutch text and signature "America Aa" on verso.; Includes ill. of ships and sea monsters, and insets showing "Polus Arcticus" region and "Terra Australis incognita."; [P.] "379" and "380" on verso.
Ioannes Ianssonius (publisher)
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664. (creator)
[1652]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; State 3 according to Burden.; Matches Burden's description of versions with English text on verso.; Includes ill. of ships and sea monsters, and insets showing "Polus Arcticus" region and "Terra Australis incognita."; [P.] "435" and "436" on verso.
H. Hondius (publisher)
Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651. (creator)
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. (contributor)
1631
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Pictorial relief.; "Suppl. 7e. carte" upper right hand corner; 166 lower right hand corner; Shows routes of explorers.; This is one of ten maps which appeared in a supplement of the Encyclopedie ou dictionnaire raissoné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. The supplement was published by Charles-Joseph Panckouke.
s.n (publisher)
L'Isle, Joseph Nicolas de, 1688-1768. (creator)
Panckouke, Charles -Joseph. (contributor)
1752
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