Crucial Maps in the Early Cartography and Place-Nomenclature of the Atlantic Coast of Canada (The Royal Society of Canada Special Publications Series Volume 7)
first editionHard Cover
by Ganong, W.F. [William Francis]; Layng, Theodore E. (Introduction, Commentary & Map Notes); Morley, W.F.E. (Index)
University of Toronto Press in cooperation with The Royal Society of Canada, 1964 2018-01-04. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Jacket price clipped, tiny chip from rear jacket corner. 1964 Hard Cover. xvii, 511 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4. An extensive survey of Canadian cartography, with reproductions of numerous maps from a wide range of time periods. Index compiled by W.F.E. Morley, list of historical monographs and papers by the author. Includes maps in rear pocket. CONTENTS: Foreword; Introduction; 1. John Cabot - The La Cosa Map and the Cape Breton Landfall; II. Joao Alvares Fagundes - Place-nomenclature and Cartography, 1520-1530, and Analysis of the Micmac Names on the Later Homem Maps; III. Jean de Verrazzano - Analysis of His Letter and the Maps of Maggiolo, 1527, and H. de Verrazzano; IV. Estevao Gomez - The Influence of His Explorations on the Ribero-type and Chaves-Santa Cruz Maps; V. The Significance of Composite Maps from 1526 to 1600; VI. Jacques Cartier - The Itinerary and Cartography of His Three Voyages; VII. Additional Maps, Based on Cartier, to 1569; VIII. The Mercator Map of 1569 and an Evaluation of Thevet's Works; IX. The Cartographical Transition from Cartier to Champlain with Emphasis on the Levasseur Map; Commentaries and Map Notes. (Inventory #: 2194843)
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