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The naming of America

how continents, countries, states, counties, cities, towns, villages, hamlets & post offices came by their names

by Allan Wolk

  • 364 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Cornerstone Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical Names,
  • Local History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Allan Wolk
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24927404M
    ISBN 100346124344
    ISBN 109780346124349
    OCLC/WorldCa6508851

    This new book features the first sheet-by-sheet facsimile of the World Map by Martin Waldseemüller—one of the most important maps in the history of cartography and the first map ever to display the name America. The first sheet-by-sheet colour facsimile of Waldseemuller's World Map - one of the most important maps in the history of cartography Summarizes the current state of knowledge on Waldseemuller and his collaborator Features a completely new translation of the Cosmographiae Introductio - Waldseemuller's guidebook to his famous map - and identifies Waldseemuller's sources This book features Reviews: 1.

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