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Blaeu's The Grand Atlas of the 17th century world [Atlas maior. Selections]
AuthorBlaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
Goss, John, 1947-
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherRizzoli
Date1991Phys. Desc.1 atlas (224 p.) : col. maps ; 39 cm
LocationOversizeCall NumberG1015.B48 1662 .G6 1991
Blaeu's "The Grand Atlas of the 17th century world" / introduction, captions, and selection of maps by John Goss ; foreword by Peter Clark.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224).
Introduction and commentary in English, maps in Latin.
Scales differ.
"The original maps ... first appeared in Dr. Joan Blaeu's 'Atlas major,' published in Amsterdam in 1662"--T.p. verso.
Published in cooperation with the Royal Geographical Society, London, whose copy of the Dutch-text edition was, with few exceptions, the basis for the present edition.
Subject(s)Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673. Atlas maior
Atlases--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
Civilization, Modern--17th century--Maps
Early maps--Facsimiles
Rec. TypeAtlasLanguageEnglish, Latin
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #233