L'Amerique meridionale: Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les Memoires les Plus recens Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title L'Amerique meridionale: Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les Memoires les Plus recens
  • Added Title America Meridionalis in suas praecipuas partes divisa ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.

Creator

  • Cartographer: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: "Par G. de L'Isle."

Contributor

  • Donor: Friends of the University of North Texas Libraries
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Purchased with funds provided by the Friends of the UNT Libraries.

Publisher

  • Name: Chez I. Covens & C. Mortier
    Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date

  • Creation: 1722

Language

  • French

Description

  • Content Description: Hand-drawn color map of South America in 1708. Countries are shaded in different colors and some paths are marked in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown pictorially.
  • Physical Description: 1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 56 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: South America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
  • Keyword: continents
  • Keyword: pictoral maps
  • Keyword: geography

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: South America
  • Coverage Date: 1708

Collection

  • Name: General Collection
    Code: UNTGC

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB

Resource Type

  • Map

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • OCLC: 12320677
  • Call Number: G5200 1708 .L5 1722
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1870995
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29455

Note

  • Display Note: Title in upper margin: America Meridionalis in suas praecipuas partes divisa ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis. Reprint. Originally published: Paris, 1708. Prime meridian: Ferro.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K