The naming of America: Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio

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GILES, Feb 1, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 121 pages
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This new book features a facsimile of the 1507 World Map by Martin Waldseemüller the first map ever to display the name America - and tells the fascinating story behind its creation in 16th-century France and rediscovery 300 years later in the library of

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Contents

Acknowledgments
6
A New View of the World
37
Notes and References
64
Copyright

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