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The Queen Mary atlas /

[Diogo Homem] ; commentary by Peter Barber.

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Main Author: Homem, Diogo.
Other Names: Barber, Peter.
Published: [London] : The Folio Society, 2005.
Topics: Early maps - Facsimiles. | Nautical charts - Early works to 1800 - Facsimiles. | British Library. Manuscript. Additional 5415A.
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Physical Description: 1 atlas, 12 leaves of plates : col. maps ; 61 cm. + commentary (vii, 87, [8] p. of leaves : col. maps. ; 31 cm.)
Notes: Title from commentary volume.
Atlas and commentary issued in case.
Facsimile reprint of the British Library Add. MSS 5415A.
"There is no known written evidence of a commission from Queen Mary to Diogo Homem. Internal evidence ... points ... towards one."--p. 45.
Other Names: Barber, Peter.
Folio Society (London, England)

More Details for: The Queen Mary atlas