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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859
Date:
1840
Short Title:
Mapa de las costas de Tierra-Firme.
Publisher:
Agostino Codazzi
Caracas
Publisher:
Thierry Freres.
Paris
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
51
Obj Width cm:
65
Scale 1:
5,300,000
Note:
Lithographed map. Routes and names of Indian tribes hand col. Tribes color coded by language. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Caracas.
World Area:
South America; West Indies
Region:
Caribbean Area
Subject:
Historical; Indians
Full Title:
Mapa de las costas de Tierra-Firme, desde el Orinoco hasta Yucatan: de las islas Antillas y la mayor parte de las Lucayas con las derrotas que siguio Dn. Cristobal Colon en sus descubrimientos por estos mares y las derrotas de otros navigantes que reconocieron las costas de Venezuela. Lith. de Thierry Frs. a Paris. (Caracas 1840)
List No:
5226.003
Page No:
(no. 3)
Series No:
7
Publication Author:
Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859
Pub Date:
1840
Pub Title:
Atlas fisico y politico de la Republica de Venezuela dedicado por su autor, el Coronel de Ingenieros Agustin Codazzi al Congreso Constituyente de 1830. Caracas 1840. Lith. de Thierry Fres. Cite Bergere 1 a Paris.
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 2775. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 962. Catalogue of maps of Hispanic America, v. 3, p. 29.
Pub Note:
This is the first national atlas of a South American country listed in Phillips. It is also an early example of the use of lithography in atlases, predating the first North American lithographed atlas (Mitchell) by six years. There are 30 full color detailed political and physical maps on 18 sheets. In addition to the maps, there is a beautiful lithographed title page and a striking mountains and rivers plate. Marbled boards with blue cloth spine, with 8 pages of text and index.
Pub List No:
5226.000
Pub Type:
National Atlas
Pub Maps:
18
Pub Height cm:
53
Pub Width cm:
36
Image No:
5226003
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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