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subject : Greenland--Maps--Early works to 1800
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Date taken from acquisition record.; Title printed across top of map.; Relief shown pictorially.; Text, surrounded by a rectangular frame, and sea monster at lower left.; Verso: "Regiones septentrionales. Schweden / Finlande / Gothia.... rir"; A later copy, by an unknown engraver, of material in Münster's Cosmographia.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (contributor)
[1628?]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; First map, published in an atlas, to depict California as an island.; In lower left corner: Are to be sold in pops-head alley against the Exchange by G. Humble; In lower right corner: Abraham Goos Amstelodamensis Sculpsit.; Inset map of Greenland; Three illustrated borders: The left illustrates the natives of the north; the right illustrates the natives of the south; the top illustrates towns and villages.; On verso in English: The Description of America
G. Humble (publisher)
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. (creator)
Goos, Abraham.; Humble, George, d. 1640. (contributor)
1626
Image
Relief shown pictorially.; Issued in La geografia di Claudio Tolomeo alessandrino.; On verso: "De' Paesi Settentrionali Tavola Nvova"; In upper left margin: Descrittione dell' America; In upper right margin: Libro Quarto: 142.; Title at top outside neat line "Septenirionalivm Partivm Nova Tabvla"".; Based upon Gastaldi's miniature map of 1548.
Ruscelli, Girolamo, -approximately 1565. (creator)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.; Rosaccio, Giuseppe, approximately 1530-approximately 1620. (contributor)
[1599]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Issued in La geografia di Claudio Tolomeo alessandrino.; On verso: "Della Nona..."; In upper left margin: Descrittione della Polonia; In upper right margin: Libro Primo: 84.; Title at top outside neat line "Schonladia Nvova"".; Based upon Gastaldi's miniature map of 1548.; Sea monster shown.
Ruscelli, Girolamo, -approximately 1565. (creator)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.; Rosaccio, Giuseppe, approximately 1530-approximately 1620. (contributor)
[1599]
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