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The Resource The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester

The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester

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The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name
Title
The fourth part of the world
Title remainder
the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name
Statement of responsibility
Toby Lester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the early sixteenth-century creation of the Waldseemüller map offers insight into how monks, classicists, merchants, and other contributors from earlier periods shaped the map's creation
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Toby
Dewey number
912.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E18.75
LC item number
.L47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • America
  • America
  • Waldseemüller, Martin
  • World maps
  • Cartography
  • Voyages and travels
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Paris, Matthew
  • Polo, Marco
  • Travelers' writings, European
Label
The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-435) and index
Contents
Awakening -- Old World. Matthew's maps ; Scourge of God ; The description of the world ; through the Ocean Sea ; Seeing is believing -- New World. Rediscovery ; Ptolemy the Wise ; the Florentine perspective ; Terrae incognitae ; Into African climes ; The learned men ; Cape of Storms ; Colombo ; The Admiral ; Christ-bearer ; Amerigo -- The whole world. Gymnasium ; World without end ; Afterworld -- The way of the world -- Appendix. The Stevens-Brown map
Control code
ocn300279775
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xii, 462 p.
Isbn
9781416535317
Lccn
2009001230
Other physical details
ill, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)300279775
Label
The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-435) and index
Contents
Awakening -- Old World. Matthew's maps ; Scourge of God ; The description of the world ; through the Ocean Sea ; Seeing is believing -- New World. Rediscovery ; Ptolemy the Wise ; the Florentine perspective ; Terrae incognitae ; Into African climes ; The learned men ; Cape of Storms ; Colombo ; The Admiral ; Christ-bearer ; Amerigo -- The whole world. Gymnasium ; World without end ; Afterworld -- The way of the world -- Appendix. The Stevens-Brown map
Control code
ocn300279775
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xii, 462 p.
Isbn
9781416535317
Lccn
2009001230
Other physical details
ill, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)300279775

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