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Carte d'Amerique

dressée pour l'usage du Roy par Guillaume Delisle, premier Geographe de sa Majesté de l'Académie Royale des Sciences.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : col. ; 49 x 59 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:30,000,000]
(W 125⁰--E 20⁰/N 65⁰--S 55⁰).
Published
Paris : Chez l'Auteur sur le Quay de l'Horlage, 1722.
Notes
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Shows demarcation line of Pope Alexander VI between Spain and Portuguese territories.
Includes "Avertissement" in draped curtain concerning the projection and scale.
Cited in
Wagner, H.R., Cartography of the NW coast, no. 523
Tooley, R.V. Mapping of America, p. 13, no. 2
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. "No. 7" and "69" handwritten on verso in upper left and right corners respectively. Stained, with marginal chips and tears.
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