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Martin Behaim's globe, and Humboldt's essay on the oldest maps of America : with a special notice of Juan de la Cosa's map of America : manuscript, dated in 1500, 1852.

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Ghillany; Alexander von Humboldt
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Translation of F.W. Ghillany's preface to his Geschichte des seefahrers Ritter Martin Behaim... (Nurnberg, 1853) and of the essay by A. von Humboldt, contained therein. In the handwriting of Brantz Mayer. Facsimiles of letter from Columbus, l504, and of signatures of the Spanish sovereigns, Ferdinand and Isabella, of Cortés and Francisco Pizarro, pasted in.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts for publication
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Ferdinand, King of Spain; Isabella, Queen of Spain; Hernán Cortés; Francisco Pizarro; Brantz Mayer; Christopher Columbus; Hernán Cortés; Ferdinand, King of Spain; Isabella, Queen of Spain; Brantz Mayer; Francisco Pizarro
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Wilhelm Ghillany; Alexander von Humboldt
OCLC Number: 81846167
Notes: Included in: History of Science and Technology Collections.
Translation of F.W. Ghillany's preface to his Geschichte des seefahrers Ritter Martin Behaim... (Nurnberg, 1853) and of the essay by A. von Humboldt, contained therein. In the handwriting of Brantz Mayer. Facsimiles of letter from Columbus, l504, and of signatures of the Spanish sovereigns, Ferdinand and Isabella, of Cortés and Francisco Pizarro, pasted in.
Description: 47 leaves (1 v.).
Other Titles: History of science and technology collection.

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Translation of F.W. Ghillany's preface to his Geschichte des seefahrers Ritter Martin Behaim... (Nurnberg, 1853) and of the essay by A. von Humboldt, contained therein. In the handwriting of Brantz Mayer. Facsimiles of letter from Columbus, l504, and of signatures of the Spanish sovereigns, Ferdinand and Isabella, of Cortés and Francisco Pizarro, pasted in.

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