Geographical map of the world: with the tracks of the most celebrated navigators for the elucidation of Lavoisne's genealogical, historical, chronological, and geographical atlas.

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Map shows major cities, some political divisions, and physical features for six continents; explorers' routes and dates of discovery. Includes text: "Division of earth by continents, zones, religions, color, climates; positions; itinerary measures; dimensions of the earth; chronological account of the most celebrated modern navigators." Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 25 cm. in diam., on sheet 45 x 57 cm.

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Gros, C. 1821.

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Map shows major cities, some political divisions, and physical features for six continents; explorers' routes and dates of discovery. Includes text: "Division of earth by continents, zones, religions, color, climates; positions; itinerary measures; dimensions of the earth; chronological account of the most celebrated modern navigators." Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 25 cm. in diam., on sheet 45 x 57 cm.

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From Lavoisne's A complete genealogical, historical, chronological, and geographical atlas, 1821. Cf. Phillips, no. 132.

In upper right corner: No. 1. In right lower margin: "Third Philadelphia Edition, 1821" and "Printed on Gilpin's machine paper, by T. H. Palmer, for M. Carey & Son."

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Gros, C. Geographical map of the world: with the tracks of the most celebrated navigators for the elucidation of Lavoisne's genealogical, historical, chronological, and geographical atlas., map, 1821; Philadelphia. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231426/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.