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The Resource The naming of America : Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio, featuring a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler

The naming of America : Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio, featuring a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler

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The naming of America : Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio
Title
The naming of America
Title remainder
Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio
Statement of responsibility
featuring a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UNA
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Cosmographiae introductio
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1470-1519
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waldseemüller, Martin
Dewey number
970.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E125.V6
LC item number
W1513 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hessler, John W
  • Library of Congress
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waldseemüller, Martin
  • Vespucci, Amerigo
  • America
  • America
  • Geography
  • Cartography
  • America
  • America
  • World maps
  • Early maps
Label
The naming of America : Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio, featuring a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Published in association with the Library of Congress
  • "First published in 2008 by GILES, an imprint of D Giles Limited...London"--title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-121)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and globe gores -- 1507 world map -- Globe gores -- Introductory essay: A new view of the world -- Title-page of the Cosmographiae introductio -- Waldseemüller's 1507 world map -- Ptolemy's second projection -- Page from Johannes Werner's commentary on Ptolemy -- Page [30] from the Cosmographiae introductio -- Schöner's red lines on the 1516 Carta Marina -- Translation of the Cosmographiae introductio -- Arrangement of circles on the earth -- Representation of the five climatic zones -- Table of parallels and schematic diagram -- Table of winds -- Overall plan of the map -- Table of latitudes and distances
Control code
ocn230960843
Dimensions
20 x 24 cm
Extent
121 pages
Isbn
9781904832492
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)230960843
Label
The naming of America : Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio, featuring a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Published in association with the Library of Congress
  • "First published in 2008 by GILES, an imprint of D Giles Limited...London"--title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-121)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and globe gores -- 1507 world map -- Globe gores -- Introductory essay: A new view of the world -- Title-page of the Cosmographiae introductio -- Waldseemüller's 1507 world map -- Ptolemy's second projection -- Page from Johannes Werner's commentary on Ptolemy -- Page [30] from the Cosmographiae introductio -- Schöner's red lines on the 1516 Carta Marina -- Translation of the Cosmographiae introductio -- Arrangement of circles on the earth -- Representation of the five climatic zones -- Table of parallels and schematic diagram -- Table of winds -- Overall plan of the map -- Table of latitudes and distances
Control code
ocn230960843
Dimensions
20 x 24 cm
Extent
121 pages
Isbn
9781904832492
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)230960843

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