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A.D. 1551. At The Death Of Charles V. Quin, Edward, 1830

A.D. 1551. At The Death Of Charles V. / Quin, Edward / 1830
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Full Title: A.D. 1551. At The Death Of Charles V. Engraved by Sidy. Hall Bury Strt. Bloomsby. London, Published by Seeley & Burnside, 169, Fleet Street, Jany. 1830.

Author: Quin, Edward

Date: 1830

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Author: Quin, Edward

Date: 1830

Short Title: A.D. 1551. At The Death Of Charles V.

Publisher: London: Seeley and Burnside

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 33

Object Width cm: 47

Scale 1: 90,000,000

Note: The fold out map shows clouds around the outer edges of the map depicting the known world from the discovery of America, A.D. 1498, to the death of Charles V of Germany, A.D. 1551. Seventeenth period. South America and the eastern and southern parts of North America have been uncovered from clouds. The Philippines are also visible.

Reference: cfP4139-17.

World Area: World

Full Title: A.D. 1551. At The Death Of Charles V. Engraved by Sidy. Hall Bury Strt. Bloomsby. London, Published by Seeley & Burnside, 169, Fleet Street, Jany. 1830.

List No: 2839.017

Series No: 23

Engraver or Printer: Hall, Sidney

Published In: An Historical Atlas; In A Series Of Maps Of The World As Known At Different Periods; Constructed Upon An Uniform Scale, And Coloured According To The Political Changes Of Each Period: Accompanied By A Narrative Of The Leading Events Exhibited In The Maps: Forming Together A General View Of Universal History, From The Creation To A.D. 1828. By Edward Quin, M.A. ... The Maps Engraved By Sidney Hall. Printed For R.B. Seeley And W. Burnside; And Sold By L.B. Seeley & Sons, Fleet Street, London. MDCCCXXX.

Publication Author: Quin, Edward

Publication Date: 1830

Publication Reference: cfP4139.

Publication Note: 1st edition. The unique maps show progressively receding cloud borders to indicate the expansion of geographical knowledge over time. This atlas may have influenced Emma Willard's "Atlas to Accompany a System of Universal History" - 1835. Willard's Atlas uses the "cloud" maps in a very similar way. See our copy of Willard. Full color. Atlas is bound in half red leather marbled paper covered boards with a label printed with "An Historical Atlas, Containing Maps of the World At Twenty-One Different Periods. With a General View of Universal History, By Edward Quin, M.A. Price L3 (pounds): 10s. Half-Bound." The spine has a red leather label embossed in gilt with "Quin's Historical Atlas."

Publication List No: 2839.000

Publication Type: Historical Atlas

Publication Maps: 21

Publication Height cm: 42

Publication Width cm: 34

Image No: 2839017

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