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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
Map; Online
Published
Paris : Chez l'Auteur sur le Quay de l'Horlage, 1722.
Language
French
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:30,000,000] (W 125⁰--E 20⁰/N 65⁰--S 55⁰).
Description
1 map : col. ; 49 x 59 cm.
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.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. "No. 7" and "69" handwritten on verso in upper left and right corners respectively. Stained, with marginal chips and tears.
Cited in
Wagner, H.R., Cartography of the NW coast, no. 523
Tooley, R.V. Mapping of America, p. 13, no. 2
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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G3290 1722 .L57