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Map A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies Hack's descript of ye East Indies / Also known as: 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
  • Also known as: Buccaneer atlas

Names

  • Hacke, William

Created / Published

  • [1690?]

Headings

  • -  Coasts--Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Africa--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Asia--Maps
  • -  Africa--Maps
  • -  India
  • -  China--Macau (Special Administrative Region)

Genre

  • Atlases
  • Manuscript maps
  • Early maps
  • Nautical charts

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.
  • -  List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 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 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2002626774

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hacke, William. A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies. [?, 1690] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2002626774/.

APA citation style:

Hacke, W. (1690) A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002626774/.

MLA citation style:

Hacke, William. A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies. [?, 1690] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002626774/>.