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The naming of America : Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the "Cosmographiae Introductio".

Author: John W Hessler
Publisher: London : Giles, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Martin Waldseemuller's 1507 World Map the first map ever to display the the name America."

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Genre/Form: Early works
Maps
Faksimile
Early works to 1800
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Early accounts to 1600
Named Person: Amerigo Vespucci; Martin Waldseemüller; Martin Waldseemüller; Martin Waldseemüller; Waldseemüller, Martin; Weltkarte 1507.; Martin Waldseemüller; Amerigo Vespucci
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Hessler
ISBN: 9781904832492 1904832490
OCLC Number: 254569672
Contents: Contents of the book include an Introductory Essay; Waldseemuller's World Map and Globe: A New View of the World; Notes and References; Translation of the Cosmographiae Introductio; Appendix; Translators Notes and References, and Further Reading.

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