David Rumsey map collection
David Rumsey historical map collection
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Focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America cartographic history materials. The collection includes atlases, globes, school geography, maritime charts, and a variety of separate maps including pocket, wall, children's and manuscript maps.
Insvlæ Americanæ in Oceano Septentrionali cum terris adjacentibus.
Insulæ Americanæ in Oceano Septentrionali cum terris adjacentibus
Sheet removed from German ed. of W.J. Blaeu's atlas: Atlas novus, Amsterdam, 1634. Map redesigned from a portion of Blaeu's larger map of North America printed ca. 1630. Has vertical fold line at center of sheet. Purchase; Richard B. Arkway Inc.; Apr. 2002. Includes embellished title cartouche, coats-of-arms, and col. ill. of ships at sea. Text in German on verso: Sůder Virginia, Florida, Honduras,...
Relief shown pictorially. Shows major cities, political divisions, physical features, and areas of Indian habitation; Mississippi River as boundary between [French] Louisiana and the United States; Greenland, islands in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, western Europe, west coast of Africa, and the Mediterranean Sea. English and Spanish. Longitude based on Greenwich meridian. LC copy imperfect: Partly torn at lower edge. Includes dates of exploration...