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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
Publisher: Amsterdam, N. Israel, 1961.
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Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Discovery of North America.
Amsterdam, N. Israel, 1961
(OCoLC)560281196
Online version:
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Discovery of North America.
Amsterdam, N. Israel, 1961
(OCoLC)608998294
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Harrisse
OCLC Number: 943505
Notes: Imprint on mounted label: New York, W.S. Heinman.
Description: xii, 802 pages maps (some folded (6 inserted)) 26 cm

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