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Title
Carte nouvelle de la mer du Sud :  dressée par ordre des principaux directeurs & tirée des memoires les plus recents et des relations des navigateurs les plus modernes, tant de France, que d'Espagne l'on ÿa joint, diverses remarques curieuses par raport aux decouvertes des graduations des manierres du pais que de la navigation  
Scale
[ca. 1:30,000,000]
Name/Creator
Leth, Andries de, 1662-1731, creator
Leth, Hendrik de, 1703-1766
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Harvard Geospatial Library georeferenced image]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.gisdata:009444707 
Digital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Map Coll (Pusey)
Place of Origin
Amsterdam
Publisher
Donné au public, par And. & Henry de Leth ... sur le Pont de la Bourse au Pescheur
Language
French
Language
Dutch
Language
Latin
Description
1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. ; 57 x 93 cm., sheets 57 x 48 and 57 x 45.
Form/Genre
cartographic

map

Maps

Early works to 1800

Maps

Early works to 1800

Maps

Early works to 1800
Subject
Pacific Ocean -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 ;  America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 ;  Atlantic Ocean -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 ;  Discoveries in geography -- Maps -- Early works to 1800

Category
Voyages around the world (General works)

Pacific Oceans & Islands

Maps

Atlantic Ocean & Islands

Note
Covers the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and the Americas, with parts of Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa.

Shows routes of transoceanic voyages.

Relief shown pictorially.

Title from caption. Parallel titles in Latin and Dutch appear in small cartouches on bottom left and bottom center of map.

Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.

"Uyt gegeven door And. en Hend. de Leth, tot Amsteldam op de Beurs-Zluys, in de Visser."

Appears in R. & J. Ottens' Atlas sive geographia compendiosa [1756?]. Cf. Phillips 4257, v. 7, no. 106.

State 3 according McLaughlin.

Includes historical and cultural notes, view of "Fort au Cap de Bonne Esperance," and other ill.

Insets: Vera-cruz -- Baye de Rio Janeiro -- La Havane ... -- Le Detroit de Gibaltar -- La ville de Mexico -- Istme de Panama ou de Darien -- Baye de Porto Bello.

Text in French, Dutch, and Latin.

Also available online.