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subject : Cuba--Maps--Early works to 1800
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale calculated from distance between latitudes 26° and 27° measured at the center of the map. Latitude scale provided; longitude too inaccurate to estimate.; Shows Florida region, northeastern coastline, Port Royal, Fort Caroline, Cuba, rivers, cities, and other geographical entities.; Has ornamental border, coats of arm at top left and right, two sailing ships, a sea monster, and an ornamental compass rose.; Two decorative cartouche enclose the title statement and "Scala Leucarum".
Typis Ioanis Wecheli (publisher)
Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, d. 1588. (creator)
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598. (contributor)
[1591]
map
Area covered includes from the Dry Tortugas and Florida Keys to just above Cumberland Island on the east coast, and to the Bay of St. Joseph on the Gulf coast. A portion of Cuba and the Bahamas are also shown.; Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.; Prime meridian: Paris.; "18"--In upper margin.; "No. 2.H"--In lower margin.; "No. 1.H et 2.H. Ensemble, Prix trois francs"--In lower margin.
Dépôt general de la Marine (publisher)
France. Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine. (creator)
Sartine, Antoine de, comte d'Alby, 1729-1801. (contributor)
1780
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