Mappe-monde dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale des Sciences et quelques autres et sur les memoires les plus recens à son Altesse Royale Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres.

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Map shows major cities, political boundaries, and physical features of six continents; incomplete coastlines of North America, Nouvelle Hollande [Australia], and northeast Asia; coastline of Nouvelle Guinee [New Guinea] and Nouvelle Hollande are shown to be contiguous. Includes dates and routes of exploration. Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 33 cm. in diam., on sheet 50 x 68 cm.

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L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726 1700.

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  • Main Title: Mappe-monde dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale des Sciences et quelques autres et sur les memoires les plus recens à son Altesse Royale Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres.
  • Parallel Title: World map based on observations of gentlemen from the Royal Academy of Sciences and some other memories.

Description

Map shows major cities, political boundaries, and physical features of six continents; incomplete coastlines of North America, Nouvelle Hollande [Australia], and northeast Asia; coastline of Nouvelle Guinee [New Guinea] and Nouvelle Hollande are shown to be contiguous. Includes dates and routes of exploration. Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 33 cm. in diam., on sheet 50 x 68 cm.

Notes

Text: "Avertissement l'Auteur rend raison dans la Nouvelle Introduction a la Geographie des changemens quil a fait sur cete carte aussi bien que sur les autres quil a mises au jour" [Warning because the author makes in the Introduction to the New Geography of the changes that he made ​​on this map as well as on others that he has brought to light].

Map appeared in the author's Atlas de géographie.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1700

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  • Sept. 29, 2017, 12:12 p.m.

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L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. Mappe-monde dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale des Sciences et quelques autres et sur les memoires les plus recens à son Altesse Royale Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres., map, 1700; Paris, France. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251674/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.