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subject : Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridians: Ferro and ?; Shows the route of the French missionaries from Paris to Siam.; Watermark; Title statement, above map, includes illustrations of missionaries traveling on horseback and in oxcart.
Chez l'auteur (publisher)
Duval, P. (Pierre), 1619-1682. (creator)
Prime meridian: Ferro.; Relief shown pictorially.; Selected structures shown pictorially.; Cartouches surround title, secondary title, scale and list of abbreviations.; Northeast segment of map identified as: Parts yet Undiscovered.
Printed by T.W. for R. Bonwicke [et al] (publisher)
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727. (creator)
Burghers, M., (contributor)
Prime meridian: London.; Scale shown in English miles "According to Picart's [and] Ricciolus's Computation".; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows drainage, etc.; Includes numerous notes and a list of abbreviations.; Indicates "Parts unknown to the ancients either Greeks or Romans".; Plate mark visible around entire map.
Printed by T.W. for R Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, and T. Ward (publisher)
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727. (creator)
Bonwicke, R. (Rebecca), fl. 1706-1711,; Burghers, M.,; Walthoe, John, 1657 or 8-1744,; Ward, T. (Thomas), fl. 1710-1738; Wilkin, R. (Richard) (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; On verso: Asia. Die Lender Asie nach jhrer Gelegenheit und weiten Begriff/zu Landt und Wasser/mit unzehlig Inseln gross und klein/wie es zu unsern zeiten erfahren und beschriben ist.; No distance, latitude or longitude scales.; Notes included in rectangular frame at lower left.; Record derived from (OCoLC)76366944, which dated the map either 1588 or 1628. Based on the statement in the facsimile cited, map is dated 1628.
Henricpetri (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Petri, Heinrich, 1508-1579. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; No distance, latitude, or longitude scales.; Illustrates the regions that had successful Jesuit missions.; Plate mark visible around entire map.; In the upper right corner the title cartouche is held aloft by an angel; a vignette in the opposite corner portrays Jesus Christ with representatives of the various Asia nations.; On verso, in pencil: Scherer (H.) in "Geographia Hierarchica" [Munich] 1703; In upper left corner: Fol. II; From an unidentified edition of Scherer's Geographia hierarchica.
s.n. (publisher)
Scherer, Heinrich, 1628-1704 (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; In upper right margin: Tom. III, No. 12.; In lower right margin: Gio. Ma. Cassini Som. inc.; In lower left corner: Large cartouche, showing natives, surrounds title and publication statement.
Presso la Calcografia Camerale (publisher)
Cassini, Gio. Ma. (Giovanni Maria), 1745-approximately 1824. (creator)
Calcografia camerale (Rome, Italy) (contributor)
Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.; From an unidentified edition of Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Ou Nouvelle Collection De Toutes Les Relations De Voyages Par Mer Et Par Terre; From L'Histoire general des voyages "Tom. VII, No. 8."; Shows all of Europe, and the northern parts of Africa and Asia.
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; In upper margin: De l'Asie. Figure I.; "3" at right upper corner; Text on verso, with title: De l'Asie. "4" at left upper corner; From: Description de l'univers ... Paris : Chez D. Thierry, 1683.
Chez D. Thierry (publisher)
Manesson-Mallet, Allain, 1630?-1706? (creator)
Hand-tinted map of Asia extending to include Japan, the Phillipines and most of Indonesia, showing political boundaries; relief shown pictorially.; In Latin.; Originally published in Introductionis in universam geographicam by Philipp Cluver.; In upper right hand margin; Tab : 35.; Cartouche in upper left quadrant with female representation of Asia along with a large cat and a parrot.; Numerous place names are given except in China which has no names and is filled with a network of lakes and rivers.; The outline of Asia follows the Mercator-Hondius model with the Arctic and extreme coastlines truncated, an elongated Korean peninsula and a narrow Indian subcontinent.
s.n (publisher)
Cluver, Philipp, 1580-1622. (creator)
Cluver, Philipp, 1580-1622. (contributor)
ca. 1697]
Map of Asia with relief shown pictorially.; Map same as 1540 Munster edition.; On verso: Novata vola dell' India ...; Signature: "12."
s.n (publisher)
Ptolemy, 2nd cent. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London; Centered above map: Engrav'd for Guthrie's new Geographical Grammar.; Watermark
Printed for C. Dilly and G. Robinson (publisher)
Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784. (creator)
Dilly, Charles, 1739-1807.; Guthrie, William, 1708-1770. (contributor)
Prime meridian: apparently Cape Verde; Relief shown pictorially.; From foot of imprint statement: "'Cum privilegio ad viginti annos."; The title cartouche includes putti and foliage.; Manuscript 160 in upper right corner.
Petrum Mariette (publisher)
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (creator)
Mariette, Pierre, 1634-1716, (contributor)
Prime meridian: Cape Verde; Borders include scales of latitude and longitude.; Watermark; Plate mark visible.; Pictorial cartouche at lower right surrounds the title statement, and depicts a large tent, a native chief smoking a pipe, a man holding a camel on a rope, a smaller tent, and plants.; Large cartouche on left side is topped with a Christian symbol, and contains text by Coronelli.
Coronelli (publisher)
Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Latin text and page no. on verso: Arabiam Felicem ... 22.
Apud Henricum Petrum (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Ptolemy, 2nd cent. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Watermark; Equator shown; no latitude or longitude scales.; In upper right corner: Tomus I.70; Plate mark visible around entire map.; Map of Asia, illustrating the theories of the Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher, from his Mundus Subterraneous. Kircher was one of the first compilers of semi-scientific knowledge about the physical features of the world. This very unusual map depicts all of southern Asia from the Arabian peninsula to the Philippines including the East Indies to the Celebes. It extends north to show part of the Caspian Sea. The principal regions and countries named, plus the major rivers, lakes and mountains. A huge subterranean lake in the area of Nepal and Tibet is the principle source for most of the rivers in Asia. Decorative title cartouche features angels or putti, and Neptune.
s.n. (publisher)
Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680. (creator)
Prime meridian: apparently Cape Verde.; A revised and updated version of Homann's 1712 map of Asia.; Relief shown pictorially.; Ornate title cartouche in lower left corner depicts an enthroned king in Middle Eastern or Indian dress, bowing subjects, trade goods, and various animals.; In upper right corner are notes entitled "Benevole Spectatur". Unlike other editions, no cartouche is used.
Joh. Bapt. Homanno (publisher)
Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Issued in La geografia di Claudio Tolomeo alessandrino.; On verso: Descrittione dell' Asia; In upper left margin: Descrittione dell' Asia.; In upper right margin: Libro Terzo: 120.; Title at top outside neat line "Calecut Nuova Tavola".; Based upon Gastaldi's miniature map of 1548.
Ruscelli, Girolamo, -approximately 1565. (creator)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.; Rosaccio, Giuseppe, approximately 1530-approximately 1620. (contributor)
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