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The Resource The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester

The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester

Label
The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name
Title
The fourth part of the world
Title remainder
the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name
Statement of responsibility
Toby Lester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the early sixteenth-century creation of the Waldseemüller map offers insight into how monks, classicists, merchants, and other contributors from earlier periods shaped the map's creation
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
330716
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Toby
Dewey number
912.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E18.75
LC item number
.L47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waldseemüller, Martin
  • Paris, Matthew
  • Polo, Marco
  • World maps
  • Cartography
  • Voyages and travels
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Travelers' writings, European
  • America
  • America
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name
Label
The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-435) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Awakening -- Old World. Matthew's maps ; Scourge of God ; The description of the world ; through the Ocean Sea ; Seeing is believing -- New World. Rediscovery ; Ptolemy the Wise ; the Florentine perspective ; Terrae incognitae ; Into African climes ; The learned men ; Cape of Storms ; Colombo ; The Admiral ; Christ-bearer ; Amerigo -- The whole world. Gymnasium ; World without end ; Afterworld -- The way of the world -- Appendix. The Stevens-Brown map
Control code
760521
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 442 pages
Isbn
9781416535317
Lccn
2009001230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416535317
  • (OCoLC)300279775
Label
The fourth part of the world : the race to the ends of the Earth, and the epic story of the map that gave America its name, Toby Lester
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-435) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Awakening -- Old World. Matthew's maps ; Scourge of God ; The description of the world ; through the Ocean Sea ; Seeing is believing -- New World. Rediscovery ; Ptolemy the Wise ; the Florentine perspective ; Terrae incognitae ; Into African climes ; The learned men ; Cape of Storms ; Colombo ; The Admiral ; Christ-bearer ; Amerigo -- The whole world. Gymnasium ; World without end ; Afterworld -- The way of the world -- Appendix. The Stevens-Brown map
Control code
760521
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 442 pages
Isbn
9781416535317
Lccn
2009001230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416535317
  • (OCoLC)300279775

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