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subject : Central 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
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Prime meridian: Ferro; Relief shown pictorially.; Later state of this title, with addition of date to title and relocation of publisher's imprint below cartouche.; Table at lower right identifies possessions of European powers.
John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhil, & Carrington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard (publisher)
Palairet, Jean, 1697-1774. (creator)
Delarochette, L. (Louis), 1731-1802.; Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782.; Mitchell, John, 1711-1768.; Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772.; Bowles, John, 1701-1779.; Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793. (contributor)
1765
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.
Dunn, Samuel, -1794, (creator)
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794,; Laurie & Whittle. (contributor)
10 June 1786.
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; Hand colored.; Title in illustrative cartouche.; Inset: The Gallapagos Islands discovered & described by Capt. Cowley in 1684.; "No. 110."
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, -1767. (creator)
[1752]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; Map shows landforms, drainage, cities, prevailing winds, and other landmarks.; Also shows southern United States, Central America, and northern South America.; "Where may be had just publish'd for the use of the curious as well as students, in one vol: 8 vo., Geography reformed; or, A new system of general geography, according to an accurate analysis of ye science; augmented with several necessary branches omitted by former authors in 4 parts to which is added a copious index, answering ye end of a geographical dictionary."--Along bottom margin.; Includes explanatory notes.; Detached from and originally published in: The Gentleman's magazine, v. 10, Jan. 1740, opp. pg. 3.
Printed for E. Cave (publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, -1767. (creator)
Cave, Edward, 1691-1754, (contributor)
[1740]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridians: Ferro and London.; 10
[T. Stackhouse] (publisher)
Stackhouse, Thomas, 1706-1784. (creator)
[1790]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Covers area including North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands.; Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, some trails, routes of exploration, and Indian villages and tribal territory.; Appears in the author's Atlante Novissimo (1740-50), v. 2.; Library's copy has upper left corner missing.
Presso Giambatista Albrizzi q. Gir (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
[1750]
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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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Publication date is incomplete, showing only "168".; Relief shown pictorially.
Chez H. Jaillot, joignant les Grand Augustins, aux Deux Globes, avec privilege du Roy pour vingt ans (publisher)
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (creator)
Jaillot, Alexis Hubert, 1632?-1712,; Cordier, Robert (Engraver) (contributor)
168_
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Multiple scales in lower left corner.; Prime meridian: [Ferro]; Relief shown by hachures.; Insert shows Baye D' Hudson and Baye de Baffin; Library copy has compass rose and three war ships.
chez l'Auteur, aux Galeries du Louvre (publisher)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. (creator)
Delahaye, Guillaume Nicolas 1727-1802.; Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773.; Major. (contributor)
1746
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Relief shown by hachures.; Shows provinces of New Spain, areas of Indian habitation, settlements, and notable physical features.; Inset: Isles Açores ou Tercères.; In lower left: les Audiences de Guadalajara, de Mexico, et de Guatimala, forment Le Mexique ou La Nouvelle Espagne.; On verso: 44.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. (creator)
Dussy, E.; Arrivet, J. (contributor)
[between 1760 and 1776]
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Prime meridian:[Ferro].; Engraved by: C. Simonneau.; Below neat line at right: Ph. Buache ... avec privilege du roi.; Below cartouche: Avec privilege du roi, 1783.; Reissue of original L'Isle plate of 1703 with Buache and Dezauche imprint, change of title, and other alterations, including boundaries of United States.; Color key added at bottom to identify boundaries of respective nations or their colonies.
Dezauche, rue des Noyers (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Simonneau, Charles, 1645-1728.; Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773.; Dezauche, Jean Claude, active 1770-1824. (contributor)
1783
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Prime meridian: London.; Top margin shows longitude; bottom margin shows "hours west from London".
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Bowen, Thomas, -1790. (creator)
[1778]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Hand colored.; Cartouche frames title statement and note at lower left.; Accompanied by sheet of descriptive text.
Chez l'auteur dans l'Isle du Palais sur le quay de l'Orloge a la sphere royale avec privil du roy (publisher)
Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720. (creator)
1702
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Shows mountains, rivers and settlements in the southern United States, Mexico and Central America.; Relief shown pictorially.; Cartography by Gastaldi.; From Ptolomaeus' La Geografia. Venice, 1561.; In upper left corner: 640; in upper right corner: 641.; Text on verso with title: Nueva Hispania trentesimaprima tavola nuova.
Gastaldi, Giacomo, approximately 1500-approximately 1565. (creator)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. (contributor)
1561
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