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Calques et fac-similes [cartographic material] : l'anciennes cartes sur l'Amerique avant 1550 surtout /

Henry Harrisse.

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Main Author: Harrisse, Henry
Other Names: Bordon, Benedetto, | Cabot, Sebastian, | Caverio, Nicolo di. | Cosa, Juan de la, | De Courcelle, | Desceliers, Pierre, | Duchetti, Claudio, | Fine, Oronce, | Garcia de Toreño, Nuno, | Gutiérrez, Diego, | Hauer, Johann, | La Boulaye, de, | Leonardo, | Maggiolo, Vesconte, | Nordenskiöld, A. E. | Oliva, Bartolomeo, | Ptolemy, | Ribero, Diego, | Ruysch, Johannes, | Santa Cruz, Alonso de, | Schöner, Johann, | Valvassori, Giovanni Andrea, | Velho, Bartolomeu, | Vignaud, Henry,
Published: [ca. 1870-ca. 1910]
Topics: Nautical charts - America - Early works to 1800. | Cartography - America - History - Sources. | Manuscript maps - Early works to 1800.
Regions: America - Maps - Early works to 1800 - Facsimiles.
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Main Author: Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Physical Description: 45 maps (1 folder and 2 oversize boxes) : ms., photocopies ; on sheets 73 x 92 cm.
Scale: Scales vary.
Notes: Collection of maps used by historian and bibliographer Henry Harrisse in preparing his works on the history of cartography. Chiefly comprised of 19th-century pen-and-ink tracings and printed facsimiles of 16th-century manuscript and printed maps of America; many are annotated with his notes. Source maps dated 1467-1890 (bulk 1500-1560). Includes partial reproductions of the 1511 Lenox globe at the New York Public Library, a Catalan portolan atlas at the Bibliothèque municipale du Havre, and maps variously compiled by Benedetto Bordon, Sebastian Cabot, Nicolo di Caverio, Juan de la Cosa, the Dépôt général de la marine (France), Lieut. De Courcelle, Pierre Desceliers, Claudio Duchetti, Oronce Fine, Nuno Garcia de Toreño, Diego Gutiérrez, Johann Hauer, Sr. de La Boulaye, Leonardo da Vinci, Vesconte Maggiolo, Bartolomeo Oliva, Ptolemy, Diego Ribero, Johannes Ruysch, Alonso de Santa Cruz, Johann Schöner, Giovanni Andrea Valvassori, and Bartolomeo Velho. Also includes an undated letter to Harrisse from historian Henry Vignaud and printed map facsimiles autographed by geographer and explorer A. E. Nordenskiöld.
Title from ms. label detached from discarded box.
For biographical sketch of Harrisse and a description of a much larger collection of related materials at the Library of Congress, see Stephensen, Richard. "The Henry Harrisse collection of publications, papers and maps pertaining to the early exploration of America" in Terrae Incognitae 16 (1984): 37-55.
Other Names: Bordon, Benedetto, 1450-1530.
Cabot, Sebastian, approximately 1474-1557.
Caverio, Nicolo di.
Cosa, Juan de la, -1510.
De Courcelle, Lieut., fl. ca. 1675.
Desceliers, Pierre, active 1537-1574.
Duchetti, Claudio, fl. 1554-1585.
Fine, Oronce, 1494-1555.
Garcia de Toreño, Nuno, fl. 1522-1525.
Gutiérrez, Diego, approximately 1485-1554.
Hauer, Johann, 1586-1660.
La Boulaye, de, Sr., fl. ca. 1695.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Maggiolo, Vesconte, active 1504-1549.
Nordenskiöld, A. E. (Adolf Erik), 1832-1901.
Oliva, Bartolomeo, fl. 1538-1588.
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.
Ribero, Diego, -1533.
Ruysch, Johannes, -1533.
Santa Cruz, Alonso de, 1505-1567.
Schöner, Johann, 1477-1547.
Valvassori, Giovanni Andrea, active 1510-1572.
Velho, Bartolomeu, -1568.
Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.
Bibliothèque municipale du Havre. Manuscript. 243.
France. Dépôt général de la marine.
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library)
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
Newberry Library. Manuscript. Ayer MS 360.

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