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subject : Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
map
Relief shown pictorially.; State 5 according to Burden.; Matches Burden's description of versions with Dutch text and signature "America Aa" on verso.; Includes ill. of ships and sea monsters, and insets showing "Polus Arcticus" region and "Terra Australis incognita."; [P.] "379" and "380" on verso.
Ioannes Ianssonius (publisher)
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664. (creator)
[1652]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; State 3 according to Burden.; Matches Burden's description of versions with English text on verso.; Includes ill. of ships and sea monsters, and insets showing "Polus Arcticus" region and "Terra Australis incognita."; [P.] "435" and "436" on verso.
H. Hondius (publisher)
Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651. (creator)
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. (contributor)
1631
map
"F. Polanzani, sculp."; Relief shown pictorially.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Polanzani, Francesco, 1700-ca. 1783. (creator)
Neralco, 1672 or 3-1759. (contributor)
1757
map
Prime meridian: Ferro
Isaak Tirion (publisher)
Tirion, Isaak d.1769. (creator)
[1744]
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
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Appears in the author's Atlas novus.; Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Two large cartouche portray the bringing of Christianity to the natives and various aspects of native life.; Shows sailing routes of early explorers.; In lower right corner: "Cum gratia et privil. S.R.I. Vicariatg, in partibg Rheni, Sueviae, et juris Franconici."
Matth. Seutter (publisher)
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756. (creator)
ca. 1730]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale shown in Miliaria Germanica.; Descriptive text in Latin on verso.; Atlas plate number in upper margin: 19.; Matches Burden's description of versions with Latin text on verso and page number 19.
s.n (publisher)
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612. (creator)
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. (contributor)
[1607]
map
"Cum privilegio decennali Ab Ortelius delineab et execuded 1587".; Prime meridian: [Cape Verde]; Decorative corners & title.; Relief shown pictorially.; Map shows Americas, Pacific Ocean and Australia.; Strategically placed cartouche hides the fact that virtually nothing was know of the South Pacific area.; Latin text on verso and number 5
[s.n.] (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
1587
map
Relief shown pictorially.; In cartouche in lower left: Chorographia nobilis & opulentæ Peruanæ Provinciæq, atque Brasiliae, quas à decimo ad quintum & quinquagesimum feré gradum ultra Aequatorem in longitudinem patere, diligenti observatione deprehensum est: ex Auctorum, qui eas Provincias perlustrarunt, scriptis recens à Theodoro de Bry concinata. Caesarae matis privilegio ad quadriennium MDXCII.; In cartouche in lower right: Ex Geograph: calculo tres gradats confici lxxx leucas gallicas, five ccxl. miliaria Italica : singuli ergo gradus fere xxvvc gal.
T. de Bry] (publisher)
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598. (creator)
1592
map
Prime meridian: [Cape Verde]; Decorative corners & title.; Relief shown pictorially.; Map shows Americas, Pacific Ocean and Australia.; Strategically placed cartouche hides the fact that virtually nothing was know of the South Pacific area.; As identified by Burden, this is State 2 of the 1570 edition. That edition was published with Dutch verse on verso in 1571 and 1573; they being identical.; Dutch text on verso and number 2.
s.n (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
1571?]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Text in German; place names in Latin and Spanish.; On verso, with ill.: America, die newe Welt, oder Inseln so hinder Hispaniam gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie gelegen. xxvi.
Sebastian Henricpetri (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Henricpetri, Sebastian, 1547-1627. (contributor)
1614]
map
This is one of the earliest maps of the World published by a woman. Mlle. Duval, daughter of Pierre Duval, issued this interesting world map in 1684. It is virtually an unchanged copy of the 1666 edition. The map includes California as an island, curious Terra De Iesso land bridge to Asia, New Zealand still attached to Terres Australes et Inconnues (the unknown southern continent), narrow Straits of Magellan and a host of other cartographic anomalies. Circular representation shows the orbits of the Moon and the known planets. Two compass roses and other embellishments.; Relief shown pictorially.
DuVal fille de l'Auteur (publisher)
Duval, P. (Pierre), 1619-1682. (creator)
1684
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Prime meridian: [Verde]; Includes latitude and longitude scales.; Pagination 385.2a and 385.3a appears top left and top right.; Burden identifies as "1606 (Block 2)".
Appresso i Giunti (publisher)
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1557. (creator)
[1606]
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