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[Atlas Factice of Early Dutch Maps]

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Title:
[Atlas Factice of Early Dutch Maps]
Author:
Claesz, Cornelis, approximately 1546-1609, Wright, Benjamin., Barentsz, Willem, approximately 1550-1597, Doetichum, Jan van., Waghenaer, Lucas Janszoon, 1534 or 1535-1606, Langren, Arnold Florent van, 1580-1644, and Tatton, Gabriel.
Topic:
atlas and Atlases, Dutch
Language:
Latin and Dutch
Physical Description:
1 atlas : 62 maps ; 43 cm. (fol.)
Publication Info:
ne and [Amsterdam?
Imprint:
1589-1600]
Genre:
atlas
Notes:
  • A composite atlas containing 62 maps.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Handwritten Arabic notes on some maps.
  • No title page. Text includes portions from Waghenaer's Spieghel Der Zeevardt (perhaps 1589 ed.) and Barents' Caertboeck van de Midlantsche Zee (probably 1st ed., 1595).
  • Maps # 3, 5, 8 9, 10 & 12 thru 46 are from Waghenaer's Spieghel (mostly state C). Maps 1, 4 (two halves), 6, 7 & 9 are from Barents' Caertboek. Maps #1 & 47 thru 61 encompass maps which were separately publlished (#1 Lodewijcksz-Java sea). Maps # 47, 48 50, & 54 are Linschoten maps (occ sep published. #s 51 & 53 are Tatton maps ( Central-N. Amer, Pacific). # 60 is the polar map of Barents.The rest, of extra-European areas, are "Plancius" maps thought to be derived from Lasso.