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The naming of America : Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio

Author: Martin Waldseemüller; John W Hessler; Library of Congress.
Publisher: London, UK : GILES, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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
Early works to 1800
Early accounts to 1600
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1521?.
Naming of America.
London, UK : GILES, ©2008
(DLC) 2007043126
(OCoLC)180079856
Named Person: Martin Waldseemüller; Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci; Martin Waldseemüller; Martin Waldseemüller
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Waldseemüller; John W Hessler; Library of Congress.
OCLC Number: 654608452
Description: 1 online resource (121 pages) : illustrations, maps
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.
Other Titles: Cosmographiae introductio.
Responsibility: featuring a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler.

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