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The discovery of North America : a critical, documentary, and historic investigation, with an essay on the early cartography of the New World, including descriptions of two hundred and fifty maps or globes, existing or lost, constructed before the year 1536 : to which are added, a chronology of one hundred voyages westward, projected, attempted, or accomplished between 1431 and 1504, biographical accounts of the three hundred pilots who first crossed the Atlantic, and a copious list of the original names of American regions, caciqueships, mountains, islands, capes, gulfs, rivers, towns, and harbours Preview this item
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The discovery of North America : a critical, documentary, and historic investigation, with an essay on the early cartography of the New World, including descriptions of two hundred and fifty maps or globes, existing or lost, constructed before the year 1536 : to which are added, a chronology of one hundred voyages westward, projected, attempted, or accomplished between 1431 and 1504, biographical accounts of the three hundred pilots who first crossed the Atlantic, and a copious list of the original names of American regions, caciqueships, mountains, islands, capes, gulfs, rivers, towns, and harbours

Author: Henry Harrisse; Henry Harrisse Collection (Library of Congress); John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress); Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London : Henry Stevens and Son ; Paris : H. Welter, 1892.
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Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Discovery of North America.
London : Henry Stevens and Son ; Paris : H. Welter, 1892
(OCoLC)756937654
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Harrisse; Henry Harrisse Collection (Library of Congress); John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress); Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1856065
Notes: "380 copies issued as follows: 10 copies issued on Whatman paper (for private distribution by the author); 10 copies on Japanese paper; 40 copies on Dutch hand-made paper; 320 copies on English-toned paper"--Page [ii].
Description: xii, 802 pages, 23 leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Henry Harrisse.

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