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Map Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina : cum adjacentibus provinciis

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Title

  • Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina : cum adjacentibus provinciis

Summary

  • "Guillaume Le Vasseur de Beauplan was a French engineer who worked in Poland between 1630 and 1647. He built fortifications in Ukraine, most of which was then under Polish control, took part in battles with the Cossacks and Tatars, and in 1639 traveled by boat down the Dnieper (Dnipro, in Ukrainian) River. Beauplan produced two important early maps of Ukraine that were based on his own observations and his own careful astronomical and topographic measurements. His map of 1648, shown here, includes detailed information about the border areas, including Tatar routes and forts. The map is oriented with south at the top, a characteristic feature of military maps in countries exposed to attack from the south. The map was engraved by Willem Hondius, the youngest member of the distinguished family of Flemish engravers. In 1651 Beauplan also published, in French, Description d'Ukranie (Description of Ukraine), an important primary source for information about Ukraine in the 17th century." World Digital Library.

Names

  • Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur, sieur de, approximately 1600-
  • Hondius, Willem

Created / Published

  • [Gedanum] : Beauplan, [1648]

Headings

  • -  Ukraine--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Ukraine

Notes

  • -  Includes text in Latin and French and ill.
  • -  Oriented with north to the bottom.
  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Scale ca. 1:1,750,000.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  AACR2

Medium

  • 1 map ; 43 x 55 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7100 1648 .B4

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 80692351

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur, Sieur De, Approximately, and Willem Hondius. Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina: cum adjacentibus provinciis. [Gedanum: Beauplan, 1648] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/80692351/.

APA citation style:

Beauplan, G. L. V. & Hondius, W. (1648) Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina: cum adjacentibus provinciis. [Gedanum: Beauplan] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/80692351/.

MLA citation style:

Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur, Sieur De, Approximately, and Willem Hondius. Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina: cum adjacentibus provinciis. [Gedanum: Beauplan, 1648] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/80692351/>.