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subject : Western Hemisphere--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.; First state of De L'Isle's map of the Western Hemisphere, distinguishable from later states by the lack of any information regarding the Russian Discoveries after 1730.; Assumed coastline of N.W. America.; Hemispherical map of the Americas and Pacific, with political boundaries, and tracks of voyages of discovery to 1710. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows forts, and Terre Australie du S. Esprit.; Ligne de demarcation selon La Bulle d'Alexandre VII.; "8." in upper right corner.; Probably pl. 8 from: Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les partes du monde.
Chez J. Cóvens et C. Mortier (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Condet, Johannes, 1711-1781.; Cóvens, Jean; L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726.; Mortier, Corneille 1699-1783; Cóvens et Mortier. (contributor)
1720
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Prime meridian: London; Relief shown pictorially.; Includes historical notes and ornamental cartouche.; From an unidentified edition of Bowen's A complete system of geography.; "No. 138" below neat line, lower left.; Northwestern North America labeled "Parts Undiscovered".
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Bowen, Emanuel, -1767. (creator)
[1747]
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From the supplement to the Gentleman's magazine for the year 1758.; Relief shown pictorially.
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Gibson, J. (John), active 1750-1792. (creator)
[1758?]
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Scale shown for "Milliaria Germanica, Hispanica, et Gallica. "; State 2, 1682; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; "72 Islands in America" written on verso.
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Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
[1682]
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Prime meridian: [Ferro]; Relief shown pictorially.; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Title statement surrounded by native figures.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains dedication.; In lower right section: cum Privil: Ordin:General: Belgü Fæderati
J. jansson (publisher)
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
1658
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Date taken from acquisitions record.; Prime meridian: [Ferro]; Relief shown pictorially.; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Title statement surrounded by native figures, reversed and slightly altered from that shown on Visscher editions.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains alternate title information..; In lower right section: F. de Wit excudit
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Wit, Frederik de (creator)
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1649-1702. (contributor)
1688
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Relief shown pictorially.; Shows California as an island.; Title cartouche in lower left; illustration of Neptune in upper left.; Based on Nicolaes Visscher's map of the same title.; Appears in Arnoldus Montanus's Nieuwe en onbekende weereld ... t' Amsterdam : J. Meurs, 1671.
Jacob van Meurs (publisher)
Meurs, Jacob van, 1619-1680. (creator)
Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683.; Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (contributor)
[1673]
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Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Relief shown pictorially.; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Title statement surrounded by native figures.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains dedication.; In lower right section: cum Privil: Ordin:General: Belgü Fæderati.; State 2 according to Burden.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
[approximately 1677]
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Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Relief shown pictorially.; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Title statement surrounded by native figures.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains dedication.; In lower right section: cum Privil: Ordin:General: Belgü Fæderati.; State 2 according to Burden.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
[approximately 1677]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; California shown as an island with irregular coastline and islands on both sides.; Title statement surrounded by native figures.; Decorative cartouche, surrounded by angels, contains dedication.; First state, as described by Burden.; At upper right corner: 88.
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679. (creator)
[1658?]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; "38."; "Printed ... 10 Jany. 1774."; Includes New Zealand.
Printed for Robt. Sayer (publisher)
Dunn, Samuel, -1794. (creator)
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794. (contributor)
1774
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Prime meridian: Ferro; Relief shown by hachures.; Shows also the Pacific Ocean to New Zealand.
Presso la Calcografia Cam.le; 1792] (publisher)
Cassini, Gio. Ma. (Giovanni Maria), 1745-approximately 1824. (creator)
1792
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro I.; Published as the Act directs, 12 April 1784.; Includes chart showing possessions by Britain, United States, France, Spain, the Dutch, and Denmark.; Watermark.
Printed for the proprietor Carington Bowles (publisher)
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793. (creator)
1784
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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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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Shows drainage, boundaries of colonies and provinces, etc.; Extends eastward to show western Europe and Africa.; Cartouche depicts native Americans with volcanoes erupting in the background.; Verso: "110 F America".
Homann Erben] (publisher)
Homann Erben (Firm) (creator)
1746
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Relief represented pictorially.; Prime meridian: Cape Verde.; Scale calculated from latitude spacing.; From: Le theatre du monde ou novvel atlas, volume 2, French edition by Willem Janszoon Blaeu and Joan Blaeu.; "Cum privilegio docem annorum."; Verso: Description in French.; Includes three decorative panels illustrated with cities of the New World such as Havana, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City. Also includes Native Americans in characteristic dress from Virginia, Florida, California and other areas. Exploration by the Spaniards along the California coast is registered on the map.
Guiljelmo Blaeuw (publisher)
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. (creator)
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673. (contributor)
1640
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Relief represented pictorially.; Prime meridian: Cape Verde.; Scale calculated from latitude spacing.; "Cum privilegio docem annorum."; Includes three decorative panels illustrated with cities of the New World such as Havana, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City. Also includes Native Americans in characteristic dress from Virginia, Florida, California and other areas. Exploration by the Spaniards along the California coast is registered on the map.
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. (creator)
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673. (contributor)
[date not given]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Cartouche surrounds title statement in lower left corner.
S. Delamarche (publisher)
Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786. (creator)
Dussy, E.; Lamarche, Simon-François, 1754-1793. (contributor)
[1784]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Includes notes on major sections of North and South America.; Inset: Nouvelles decouvertes faites au nord ouest de l'Amerique avec la representation de la relation partée par la lettre de l'Admiral de Fonte donnée au publie en 1750 / par Mr. de l'Isle ...
Chez Daumont, rue de la Feronnerie (publisher)
Nolin, Jean Baptiste, 1686-1762. (creator)
L'Isle, Joseph Nicolas de, 1688-1768. (contributor)
1754
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Map on 1 folded sheet, with Italian text "Mondo nuouo il quale ha l'isole dell Indico occeano ..." and number "14" on verso. Place names in Latin, except for "Die Nüw Welt" which appears on South America.; Title printed at top of sheet, outside the border of the map.; Includes illustrations.; Hand colored; Relief shown pictorially.; Detached from: Cosmographia universale ... / raccolta primo da diversi autori per Sebastiano Munstero ... In Colonia, Appresso gli heradi d'Arnoldo Byrckmanno, 1575.; A derivative of Münster's map "Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diverses respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant" (Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1540 and later).
[Arnold Birckmanns Erben] (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Arnold Birckmanns Erben, (contributor)
[1575]
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Prime meridian: Ferro.; Scale estimated using latitude spacing.; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows "Mer ou Baye de L' Ouest".; Shows routes of explorers.; Large cartouche at upper left surrounds title statement.; Watermark.; Inset map of new discoveries at lower left.; Note regarding projection in lower segment.
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Clouet, Mr. l'abbé (Jean Baptiste Louis), 1730- (creator)
1781
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Hemispherical map of the western hemisphere.; In top corner inside neat line: at right 235; Figure LXXXVI, p.235 probably from: Description de l'univers, contenant les differents systmes du monde, les cartes generales & particulieres de la geographie ancienne & moderne: ... / par Allain Manesson Mallet ... Paris: D. Thierry, 1683. 5v.; On verso (p. 236): "De la Mer".
D.Thierry (publisher)
Manesson-Mallet, Allain, 1630?-1706? (creator)
Thierry, Denys, -1712. (contributor)
1683
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Relief shown pictorially.; From a geographical grammar book.; Includes decorative cartouche and ill.
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Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784, (creator)
1777
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Prime meridian: Ferro; Shows "Ligne de Demarcation Selon la Bulle du Pape Alexandre VI."; Table at lower left identifies American possessions of various European powers; notes at lower right.; Extends westward to the Isle de Salomon and eastward to western Africa and Italy.; Watermarks; Verso: Attached circular seal with crown, VOL:IV and 35·
Sr. Le Rouge ... rue des Grs. Augustins (publisher)
Le Rouge, Georges-Louis. (creator)
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761.; La Condamine, Charles-Marie de, 1701-1774. (contributor)
1746
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Shows "Ligne de Demarcation Selon la Bulle du Pape Alexandre VI."; Table at lower left identifies American possessions of various European powers; notes at lower right.
Chez Crepy, rue S. Jacque[s] à S. Pierre près la rue de la parcheminerie (publisher)
Le Rouge, Georges-Louis. (creator)
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761.; La Condamine, Charles-Marie de, 1701-1774. (contributor)
1783
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Second edition, engraved by Gaspar Bouttats and dedicated to King William III of England.; Appears in Hennepin's Nouveau voyage ... Utrecht : A. Schouten, 1698. Cf. Phillips Maps of America, p. 564.; Includes decorative cartouche, inset showing "Partie de l'Asie" and "Terre de Jesso," and ill.; Shows area from Hudson Bay to northern South America.; Watermark.
Chez Antoine Schouten (publisher)
Bouttats, Gaspard, approximately 1640- (creator)
Hennepin, Louis, active 17th century. (contributor)
[1698]
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Prime meridian: Ferro.; Relief shown pictorially.; In cartouche below author: Revue et corrigée en plusieurs endroits sur les mémoires les plus recents, et assujettie aux observations astronomiques par le Sr. Robert géog. ord. du roi.; Text panel, left of map, provides information about the regions shown.; Watermarks.
che̓s l̕ Auteur quai de l̕ horloge du Palais (publisher)
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (creator)
Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. (contributor)
1740
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Globe showing latitudinal zones.; "Rose de Boussole... sur la Meʹditerraneʹe".
André (Engraver) (creator)
André (Engraver); Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794. (contributor)
1787
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Covers the area from Japan to Ireland, and from the Arctic Circle to Terra del Fuego.; Bottom right, no. 6.; State 2 of Picard's 1651 map.; Date established by Burden.
s.n (publisher)
Picard, Nicolas, 1590-approximately 1660. (creator)
1657
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Relief shown pictorially.; Oriented with north to the left.; "Advertissement" (text) at upper right.; Large ornate cartouche surround title statement at lower right. Includes plants people, animals, hunting weapons, etc.
Ches les Srs. Longchamps et Janvier (publisher)
Longchamps, Sébastian G. (creator)
Janvier, Jean Denis; Chambon, Gobert-Denis, -1781. (contributor)
1754
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Relief shown pictorially.; Scale estimated from latitude spacing.; Shows major cities, political divisions for South America and southern and eastern portions of North America; California as an island.; Includes notes, dates, and illustrated title cartouche depicting indigenous peoples and bird's eye view of settlement with windmills, small illustrations of sailing vessels.; In upper left corner: "Dreseé et Dediée a nosseigneurs les enfans de France. Par lourtres humble et tres Obsissant Serviteur de Fer. Geographe de Monseigeur le Dauphin" [cartouche]; in lower right corner: cartouche with "Echelle" [scale]; in upper right corner: blank cartouche.; Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.
Chez l'Autheur (publisher)
Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720. (creator)
Loon, H. v. (Herman van) (contributor)
1705
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Includes dedication, zodiac sectors, latitudinal notes, and world circumferences known by historical astronomers.; In Coronelli's Atlante veneto, v. 1 (Venetia, 1691).
Appresso Girolamo Albrizzi (publisher)
Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718. (creator)
1691
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Relief shown pictorially.; State 3 of the German text edition of Munster's map of North and South America, numbered "xxviii" on the verso and with "Die Newe welte" widely spaced in South America.; First produced in Basel in 1540. Its inclusion in Munster's Cosmographia, first published in 1544, set the New World's name as "America".; The earliest map of the continent of America.; First reference to the Pacific Ocean on a printed map.; Zipangri (Japan) is shown, three years before the earliest known contact with Europeans.; Magellan's ship Victoria, the only survivor of five vessels, appears in the middle of this ocean.
Heinrich Petri (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Petri, Heinrich, 1508-1579. (contributor)
1545
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Prime meridian: Ferro.; Cartouches surround the dedication, the title statement and the scale.
Chez l'Autheur dans l'Isle du Palais Sur le Quay de l'Orloge a la Sphere Royale Avec privilege du Roy (publisher)
Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720. (creator)
1717
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