Carte tres curieuse de la mer du sud, contenant des remarques nouvelles et tres utiles non seulement sur les ports et iles de cette mer: mais aussy sur les principaux pays de l'Amerique tant Septentrionale que Meridionale, avec les noms & la route des voyageurs par qui la decouverte en a ètè faite [Sheet 1].

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Map shows major settlements and coastal details for North and South America, western portions of Europe and Africa and eastern portions of Asia including New Guinea and a hint of "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia]; sailing routes of explorers; street and structure details on insets. Includes portraits of explorers, illustrations of indigenous peoples, cultural practices, wildlife, flora, historical notes, and ecclesiastical plot ownerships in Havana and Veracruz. Insets: "Manege et Industrie des Castors," "Chasses aux Castors, Originacs et Ours," [9 explorers portraits with text]. "Pêche des Morues," [Detroit de Gibaltar], [Cap de Bonne Esperance], "Fort du Cap," [Isthmus of Panama], [Port de ...

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1 map on 2 sheets ; each 41 x 141 cm. or smaller on sheet 47 x 149 cm. or smaller.

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Chatelain, Henri Abraham 1719.

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  • Place of Publication: [Amsterdam, Netherlands]

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  • Main Title: Carte tres curieuse de la mer du sud, contenant des remarques nouvelles et tres utiles non seulement sur les ports et iles de cette mer: mais aussy sur les principaux pays de l'Amerique tant Septentrionale que Meridionale, avec les noms & la route des voyageurs par qui la decouverte en a ètè faite [Sheet 1].
  • Parallel Title: Very curious map of the South Sea, containing new and very useful remarks not only on the ports and islands of the sea, but also the main countries of North America at the meridian with names & road travelers by which the discovery has been made [Sheet 1].

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Map shows major settlements and coastal details for North and South America, western portions of Europe and Africa and eastern portions of Asia including New Guinea and a hint of "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia]; sailing routes of explorers; street and structure details on insets. Includes portraits of explorers, illustrations of indigenous peoples, cultural practices, wildlife, flora, historical notes, and ecclesiastical plot ownerships in Havana and Veracruz. Insets: "Manege et Industrie des Castors," "Chasses aux Castors, Originacs et Ours," [9 explorers portraits with text]. "Pêche des Morues," [Detroit de Gibaltar], [Cap de Bonne Esperance], "Fort du Cap," [Isthmus of Panama], [Port de Acapoulco], [Les environs de l'Embouchure de la Rive. de Missisipi], [Lima], [Mexico City], [Baldive], [La Conception], "Rio de la Plata," [La Havane], [Baya de Rio Janeiro], "Vera," "Cruz,"[Mariana Islands]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000].

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1 map on 2 sheets ; each 41 x 141 cm. or smaller on sheet 47 x 149 cm. or smaller.

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Map appeared in the author's Atlas historique.

In upper right margin: Tom: VI. No. 30. Pag 117.

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Chatelain, Henri Abraham. Carte tres curieuse de la mer du sud, contenant des remarques nouvelles et tres utiles non seulement sur les ports et iles de cette mer: mais aussy sur les principaux pays de l'Amerique tant Septentrionale que Meridionale, avec les noms & la route des voyageurs par qui la decouverte en a ètè faite [Sheet 1]., map, 1719; [Amsterdam, Netherlands]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251708/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.