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Chart of the world on Mercator's projection.

Description: Map shows six continents, Australia as "New Holland," the "Russian Empire," "Chinese Tartary," major cities, dates and names for geographic discoveries, and areas of Native American habitation in North America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1817..1837]
Creator: Wyld, James, 1790-1836

Lakes of Mexico.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth or very early nineteenth century geography and settlements in or near "Lake Tezcuco" [Lake Texcoco], "Lake Chalco," and smaller bodies of water in the Valley of Mexico. No scale indicated. This map, engraved by Alexander Lawson, appeared in the book 'The History Of Mexico. Collected From Spanish And Mexican Historians' by Francesco Saverio Clavijero.
Date: 1817
Creator: Lawson, A.

Tercera hoja que comprende la parte de las costa de Tierra Firme islas adyacentes : entre los meridianos de 63 [grados] 30ʹ y 68 [grados] 44ʹ al ocidental de Cadiz.

Description: Map shows coastline details from the Rio Grande de Magadalena to the Peninsula de Paraguana, including islands, bays and peninsulas along the the Gulf of Maracaibo. Includes "Nota" about soundings. Inset: "Rio Grande de la Magdalena, desde su desembocadura á el mar hasta la ysla del Escribano" [Rio Grande de la Magdalena, from where it flows into the sea to the island of the author]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. Scale not given.
Date: 1817
Creator: Dirección de Hidrografía.