L'Hydrographie ou description de l'Eau c'est a dire des mers, golfes, lacs, destroits [sic.], et rivieres principales, qui sont dans la surface du globe terrestre.

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Map shows five continents with a part of Australia labeled "Beach," faint outline traces of "Terre Australe Magellanique et Incogneue" at bottom of eastern hemisphere, "Nouvelle Guinee" in western part of the Pacific Ocean just south of the equator, and "Californie Isle." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 26 cm. in diameter on sheet 45 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. 1652.

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  • Main Title: L'Hydrographie ou description de l'Eau c'est a dire des mers, golfes, lacs, destroits [sic.], et rivieres principales, qui sont dans la surface du globe terrestre.
  • Parallel Title: The description of the hydrography or water that is to say the seas, gulfs, lakes, straits, rivers and main, that are in the earth's surface.

Description

Map shows five continents with a part of Australia labeled "Beach," faint outline traces of "Terre Australe Magellanique et Incogneue" at bottom of eastern hemisphere, "Nouvelle Guinee" in western part of the Pacific Ocean just south of the equator, and "Californie Isle." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 26 cm. in diameter on sheet 45 x 61 cm.

Notes

Text: "A Paris, Chez l'Auteur, Ru╠łe de l'Arbre, Secq. Pres de St. Germain l'Auxerrois, Aveq Privilege du Roy pour vingt Ans 1652."

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  • 1652

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Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. L'Hydrographie ou description de l'Eau c'est a dire des mers, golfes, lacs, destroits [sic.], et rivieres principales, qui sont dans la surface du globe terrestre., map, 1652; Paris. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192456/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.