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subject : World maps--Early works to 1800
map
Map of the world showing Australia (New Holland) joined to New Guinea by a hypothetical east coast.; Prime meridian: London.; Scale calculated from distance between latitudes 30° and 40°
Printed for William Innys and Joseph Richardson ... [et al.] (publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. (creator)
1752
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Shows nautical exploration routes.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Ornamental title with "J. Punt fec."
Chez Jean Cóvens & Corneille Mortier (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Condet, Johannes, 1711-1781.; Punt, Jan, 1711-1779.; Cóvens et Mortier. (contributor)
1742
map
Double hemispherical map of the world with decorative border.; Plate 1 from: A new set of maps both antient and present ..., Edward Wells, Oxford. 1700.
University (publisher)
Burghers, M. (creator)
McCabe, Robert A., 1934-; Wells, Edward, 1667-1727. (contributor)
[1700]
Image
"Adapted to Monseigneur Buache's Memoire read at the Royal Academy of Sciences."; Map of the world, centered on North Pole.; Limited relief shown with hachures.; Map shows cartographer's suppositions concerning continental mountain ranges and other topographical features.
s.n (publisher)
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773. (creator)
Cole, D., fl. 1840. (contributor)
1750
map
In lower right margin: Tom. II. p. 132.; Title panel, surrounded by ornate cartouche, is located above the map. Ornate design below the map.; Northwest water passage through North America and Northeast water passage through Europe connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.; Watermark; As stated in the title, the map describes the ocean currents, the abysses in the sea and volcanoes on land.
Joannis Christophori Lochner (publisher)
Zahn, Johann (creator)
1696
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale calculated from latitude at the center of the hemisphere.; Title statement in two decorative cartouches, one above each hemisphere.; In upper right margin: "Cum Gratia et Privil S.R.L. Vicarariatg...."; Numerous notes are given and historic sailing routes are shown.; Twelve circular insets show the world from various aspects, etc.; Human figures, shown blowing the winds, surround the hemispheres.
in Verlag des Autoris (publisher)
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756. (creator)
[1725]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Includes col. ill., 4 ancillary maps showing poles, and 2 diagrams.; Map colored to show distribution of religions.
Homann Erben] (publisher)
Lowitz, G. M. (George Moritz), 1722-1774. (creator)
Hase, Johann Matthias, 1684-1742.; Homann Erben (Firm) (contributor)
1746
map
Published Sept. 29, 1781; by J. Fielding No. 23, Paternoster Row.; Double hemispherical map of the world, together with a section through the tropics, showing the routes of Mulgrave and Cook.
J. Fielding (publisher)
Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835. (creator)
1781
map
Published Sept. 29, 1781; by J. Fielding No. 23, Paternoster Row.; Double hemispherical map of the world, together with a section through the tropics, showing the routes of Mulgrave and Cook.
J. Fielding (publisher)
Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835. (creator)
1781
map
The upper left corner in Spanish reads "Siendo tu essencia el Lucir Apesar de Oposiciones," (It is your nature to shine despite opposition), the upper right, "Desde el Zenith al Nadir Iluminais a Espanoles," the King's collar reads, "Sialguna vez te Irritaras ya tu natural fiereca no Templara tu Nobleza almundo despedazaras," (If you get annoyed and your natural ferocity is not tempered by your nobility, you will destroy the world.); N⁰. 2⁰. in upper right corner.; Scale calculated at center of hemisphere between latitudes 10° and 20°.; Prime meridian: Cape Verde.; Watermark
s.n. (publisher)
Lasso, Bartolomeo, fl. 1564-1590. (creator)
1711
map
Slight hand colored shading on sections of the map. Appears very close to its original uncolored condition.; Date taken from dealers catalog attached to the map.; Scale calculated from latitude at center of hemisphere.; Title statement in two lines above neat line.; Octagonal at upper left titled "Ichnographia Turris Atticæ octangulæ; pro ventorum numero et plagis.".; Cicle at upper center titled "Schema Dvode Cim Ventorvm".; Circle at upper right titled "Schema Octo Ventorvm fecundum Græcos & Romanos".; Inset map at bottom center titled "Veteris Orbis Climata Ex Strabone.".; Number 7 in lower right corner.; California shown as an island.
apud I. Covens & C. Mortier cum privilegio (publisher)
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. (creator)
Cóvens et Mortier. (contributor)
[1684]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale determined by using graticule method, measured at 10⁰ north.; Decorative cartouches enclose the title statement at top center, and "Monitum" at bottom center.
apud autorem ... et apud Ant. Boudet (publisher)
Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786. (creator)
Boudet, Antoine, 1715?-1787. (contributor)
1752
map
Double hemispherical map of the world with assumed coastline of N.W. America ; Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea incomplete ; shows tracks of Tasman and other explorers ; Great Wall of China. Relief shown pictorially. Diagrams of natural phenomena, with text titled "Benevole Spectator," include eruption of Mt. Etna, on lower half of map.; Insets: 2 celestial maps, Hemisphaerium Boreale, Hemisphaerium Australe, each 12.7 diam. ; 2 hemispherical seasonal maps 6.5 diam.
Publice proponit Io. Bapt. Homann ... et Reg. Scientiarum Acad[emi]e Berolinensis Socius (publisher)
Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724. (creator)
1720
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
Image
"Baltafar Ruyter Sculpcit" in lower margin identifies this as second printing in 1703.; Map originally issued in two sheets. Eastern sheet bears title: Partie orientale du monde, qui contiennent l'Europe, l'Asie, et l'Afrique.; California is shown as an island.; Northwest Passage is shown in detail.; Prime meridian: Ferro.
Chez Pierre Mortier (publisher)
Mortier, Pierre, 1661-1711. (creator)
1703
Image
Relief shown pictorially.; Text on verso.
s.n (publisher)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. (creator)
Ptolemy, 2nd cent. (contributor)
1599
map
Early map of known world with text in Italian below the bottom neat line.; Text on verso includes a portion of the key to areas on the map. and ends with "DD".; Includes lines of latitude and names equator, Cancer and Capricorn.; Includes lines of longitude, but no prime meridian.; Diagonal lines indicate northwest, northeast, southeast, and southwest.; Relief shown pictorially.; Watermark
[N. d'Aristotile, detto Zoppino] (publisher)
Bordon, Benedetto, 1450-1530. (creator)
Zoppino, Nicolò, fl. 1508-1544 (contributor)
1528
map
On verso: I; Cartouche surrounded by flowers above and below hemispheres.; Shows route of Captain Cook.
Delamarche (publisher)
Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786. (creator)
Lamarche, Simon-François, 1754-1793. (contributor)
1786
map
Place and date of publication taken from dealer's catalog attached to the map.; Relief shown pictorially.; Map was originally folded and bound into a volume.; In lower left corner: :"Pag: 409".; Scale calculated from latitude at center of hemisphere.; Note in present day Australia states that it was discovered in 1644.; California is shown as an island.
n.p (publisher)
[1679]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Illustrations of vessels and sea monsters.; Quotation from Cicero at bottom.; "Franciscus Hogenbergus, Sculpsit."; On verso: Latin text
A. Ortelius (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
Hogenberg, Franz, d. 1590? (contributor)
[1570?]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; "Ab. Ortelius describ. cum priuilegio decennali 1587."; The border of clouds found in earlier editions has been replaced by an intricate and elaborate border framing the title, three quotations from Cicero, and two from Seneca.; The oval world map used previously has been updated to more accurately portray South America and to add the Solomon Islands.; Includes (on half of verso under title Orbis terrarum and numbered "I") descriptive text and names of geographers, both ancient and contemporary, whose works were consulted in making the map.
In Officina Plantiniana (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
[1592]
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