The first delineation of the New world and the first use of the name America on a printed map; an analytical comparison of three maps for each of which priority of representation has been claimed (two with name America and one without) with an argument tending to demonstrate that the earliest in each case is the one discovered in 1893 and now preserved in the John Carter Brown library at Providence, R.I.; by Henry N. Stevens ...
- London, H. Stevens, son and Stiles, 1928.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 127,  p., ll. illus. (incl. facsims) 2 fold. maps (in pocket) 33 cm.
- Reference LibraryGA231 .S7 (LC)+ OversizeAccessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- BEIN Ref. GA231 S7 (LC)+ Oversize: Bookplate: George Watson Cole. Author's presentation inscription to George Watson Cole. 1 ALS by Henry N. Stevens tipped in at front. Newspaper clipping tipped in at end.
- Subject Terms:
- America -- Maps.America -- Name.Cole, George Watson, 1850-1939 -- Bookplate.Cole, George Watson, 1850-1939 -- Presentation inscription from H.N. Stevens.Contarini, Giovanni Matteo, active 1506. Map of the world.Early maps.Stevens, Henry Newton, 1855-1930 -- Presentation inscription to G.W. Cole.Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1519.
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Stevens, Henry Newton, 1855-1930, The first delineation of the New world and the first use of the name America on a printed map;, 1928