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subject : Scandinavia--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?]
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Large format example of Niccolò Zeno's 1558 map of the North Atlantic, based upon the legend of a 14th Century Venetian family and their reported travels to the New World, which flourished as a factual account and was incorporated into a number of maps in the second half of the 16th Century.; Relief shown pictorially.; Bottom margin: left "IIIe. Souscript. (Tom. II. Cahier Ier.)"; center "Copie exacte de la carte des freres Zenil, avec une petite carte comparative des de̓couvertes des Scandinaves"; right "Page 50"
Gide fils (par MM. J.B. Eyrie̓s et Malte-Brun) (publisher)
Zeno, Niccolò, 1515-1565. (creator)
1821
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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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