Map A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies Hack's descript of ye East Indies / Buccaneer atlas

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Title
A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies
Other Title
Hack's descript of ye East Indies
Buccaneer atlas
Contributor Names
Hacke, William.
Created / Published
[1690?]
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Asia--Early works to 1800
-  Nautical charts--Africa--Early works to 1800
-  Coasts--Asia--Early works to 1800
-  Coasts--Africa--Early works to 1800
-  Asia--Maps, Manuscript
-  Africa--Maps, Manuscript
-  India
-  China--Macau (Special Administrative Region)
Notes
-  Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies.
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities.
-  This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer on various expeditions to the South Sea.
-  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
-  Phillips 3162
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 atlas (1 v. (various pagings)) : ms., col. ill., col. maps ; 47 x 38 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G2201.P5 H3 1690
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g7401pm.gct00372
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g7650.ct005507
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g7822c.ct000749
Library of Congress Control Number
2002626774
Online Format
online text
image
Description
Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer on various expeditions to the South Sea. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Phillips 3162 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2002626774
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