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Skelton, R. A. (Raleigh Ashlin) 1906-1970

Overview
Works: 453 works in 1,364 publications in 5 languages and 17,538 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Maps  Atlases  Early maps  Diaries  Bibliography  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  World atlases  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Contributor, Speaker, Annotator, Compiler, Composer, Writer of accompanying material, Recipient, Illustrator, Adapter, Correspondent
Classifications: GA201, 910.09
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Most widely held works by R. A Skelton
The Vinland map and the Tartar relation by R. A Skelton( Book )

39 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsimile of world map including Iceland, Greenland and Vinland, thought to have been compiled at Basle around 1440. Extensive comments and attempts at interpretation. History and description of manuscript
The discovery of North America by William Patterson Cumming( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovery and exploration of the North American continent, from earliest references to the first permanent settlements (c.1634) as described by the explorers and delineated by contemporary Europeans. Includes the search for the Northwest Passage (1509-1632)
Explorers' maps : chapters in the cartographic record of geographical discovery by R. A Skelton( Book )

41 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery by James Cook( Book )

34 editions published between 1955 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of cartography by Leo Bagrow( Book )

56 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest experts on cartography has examined the maps of various periods and cultures from early antiquity to the mid-eighteenth century
Maps: a historical survey of their study and collecting by R. A Skelton( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cabot voyages and Bristol discovery under Henry VII by James Alexander Williamson( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE VOYAGES OF JOHN CABOT IN 1497 AND 149814 JOHN DEE'S STATEMENTS ON THE DATE OF THE DISCOVERY OF NORTH AMERICA; 15 ROBERT THORNE THE YOUNGER ON THE DISCOVERY OF THE NEW FOUND LAND BY HIS FATHER AND HUGH ELYOT; 16 THE SPANISH SOVEREIGNS TO GONZALES DE PUEBLA, 28 MARCH 1496; 17 THE PETITION OF JOHN CABOT AND HIS SONS, 5 MARCH 1496; 18 THE FIRST LETTERS PATENT GRANTED TO JOHN CABOT AND HIS SONS, 5 MARCH 1496; 19 MAURICE TOBY'S ACCOUNT OF JOHN CABOT'S FIRST VOYAGE, 1497; 20 THE MATTHEW OF BRISTOL IN 1503-1504; 21 THE EIGHTH LEGEND OF THE WORLD MAP OF 1544 (THE PARIS MAP)
Magellan's voyage : a narrative account of the first circumnavigation by Antonio Pigafetta( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

jenvidneberetning fra den frste jordomsejling, skrevet af en af de 18 overlevende, Antonio Pigafetta (ca. 1480/91-ca. 1534)
Decorative printed maps of the 15th to 18th centuries; a rev. ed. of Old decorative maps and charts by R. A Skelton( )

6 editions published between 1952 and 1966 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nautical charts on vellum in the Library of Congress by Walter W Ristow( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decorative printed maps of the 15th to 18th centuries : a rev. ed. of Old decorative maps and charts by R. A Skelton( Book )

54 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revised edition of Old Decorative Maps and Charts by A. L. Humphreys
The principall navigations, voiages, and discoveries of the English nation. Imprinted at London, 1589 by Richard Hakluyt( Book )

14 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain James Cook--after two hundred years: a commemorative address delivered before the Hakluyt Society by R. A Skelton( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

County atlases of the British Isles, 1579-1850: a bibliography by R. A Skelton( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meister der Kartographie by Leo Bagrow( Book )

37 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antwerp, 1570 by Abraham Ortelius( )

31 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatrum orbis terrarum is an ever-expanding collection of photographs, assembled since 2005, that observe how people organise their living environments across the world
Cladistics a practical primer on CD-ROM by P. W Skelton( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cladistics and phylogenetic reconstruction are subjects which biology students find quite difficult to grasp when taught from conventional textbooks. This CD provides students with a complete self study introductory course in phylogenetic reconstruction ..."--Page [4] of booklet cover
Looking at an early map by R. A Skelton( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmographia : Roma, 1478 by Ptolemy( )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in Latin and English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prospect of the most famous parts of the world. London, 1627 by John Speed( )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Vinland map and the Tartar relation
Alternative Names
Ashlin-Skelton, Raleigh 1906-1970

Raleigh Ashlin Skelton cartographe et historien

Skelton, Peter 1906-1970

Skelton, R. A.

Skelton, R. A. 1906-1970

Skelton, R. A. Peter 1906-1970

Skelton, R. A. (Raleigh Ashlin), 1906-1970

Skelton, Raleigh A.

Skelton, Raleigh A. 1906-1970

Skelton, Raleigh A. (Raleigh Ashlin), 1906-1970

Skelton, Raleigh Ashlin.

Skelton, Raleigh Ashlin 1906-1970

Skelton, Raleigh Ashlin Peter 1906-1970

スケルトン, R. A

レイリー・アシュリン・スケルトン

Languages
English (422)

German (43)

Latin (24)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
The Journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discoveryHistory of cartographyThe Cabot voyages and Bristol discovery under Henry VIIMagellan's voyage : a narrative account of the first circumnavigationCladistics a practical primer on CD-ROM