The naming of America Martin Waldseemüller"s 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio by Martin WaldseemГјller

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Published by GILES, Distributed by Antique Collectors" Club Limited in London, UK, Easthampton, MA .

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Subjects:

  • Waldseemüller, Martin, -- 1470-1521?,
  • Vespucci, Amerigo, -- 1451-1512.,
  • Geography -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Cartography -- Early works to 1800.,
  • World maps.,
  • Early maps.,
  • America -- Name -- Early works to 1800.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.,
  • America -- Early accounts to 1600.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementfeaturing a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler.
GenreEarly works to 1800., Early accounts to 1600., Maps.
ContributionsHessler, John W., Library of Congress.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE125.V6 W1513 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21831839M
ISBN 101904832490
ISBN 109781904832492
LC Control Number2007043126

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