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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

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.gisdata:009444707
Creator/Contributor:
Leth, Andries de, 1662-1731, creator
Leth, Hendrik de, 1703-1766
Place Of Origin:
Netherlands
Amsterdam
Publisher:
Donné au public, par And. & Henry de Leth ... sur le Pont de la Bourse au Pescheur
Creation Date:
[1740?]
1740
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. ; 57 x 93 cm., sheets 57 x 48 and 57 x 45.
Language:
French
Genre:
map
Maps
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Discoveries in geography--Maps--Early works to 1800
Pacific Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Atlantic Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
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.
Also available online.
Text in French, Dutch, and Latin.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990094447070203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990094447070203941/catalog