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America Settentrionale Inglese e Russa, Groenlandia, Islanda, Terre Artiche. Marzolla, Benedetto; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), 1854

America Settentrionale Inglese e Russa, Groenlandia, Islanda, Terre Artiche. / Marzolla, Benedetto; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) / 1854
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Full Title: America Settentrionale Inglese e Russa, Groenlandia, Islanda, Terre Artiche col passaggio Nord-Ovest, soverto dalla nave l'Investigatore sotto il comando del Capitano Mac-Clure nel 1853. La presente Carta e stata eseguita su quella, pubblicata in Londra nel 1834, dalla Societa per la diffuzione delle utili conoscenze ... Essa fa parte dell'Atlante Geografico che si pubblica da B. Marzolla. Napoli 1854.

Author: Marzolla, Benedetto; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Date: 1854

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Author: Marzolla, Benedetto; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Date: 1854

Short Title: America Settentrionale Inglese e Russa, Groenlandia, Islanda, Terre Artiche.

Publisher: Naples: (B. Marzolla).

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 46

Object Width cm: 60

Scale 1: 13,500,000

Note: Lithographed map. Borders hand col. Relief shown by hachures. Includes notes.

World Area: North America

Country: Canada ; Greenland

State / Province: Alaska

Full Title: America Settentrionale Inglese e Russa, Groenlandia, Islanda, Terre Artiche col passaggio Nord-Ovest, soverto dalla nave l'Investigatore sotto il comando del Capitano Mac-Clure nel 1853. La presente Carta e stata eseguita su quella, pubblicata in Londra nel 1834, dalla Societa per la diffuzione delle utili conoscenze ... Essa fa parte dell'Atlante Geografico che si pubblica da B. Marzolla. Napoli 1854.

List No: 4714.038

Page No: 38

Series No: 40

Published In: (Atlante Geografico. Napoli, Benedetto Marzolla, 1856)

Publication Author: Marzolla, Benedetto

Publication Date: 1856

Publication Reference: Valerio, V. Atlanti Napoletani (1806-1860); Valerio, V. Società Uomini e Istituzioni cartografiche nel Mezzogiorno d'Italia; Benedetto Marzolla Disegnatore e Cartografo Brindisino, Atti del Convegno Settimana della Cartografia, Liceo Classico B. Marzolla Brindisi, 5-10 maggio 1997; Tooley Dictionary p.423; Wheat, C.I. Maps of the Calif. gold region, 191; Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 714, 673.

Publication Note: This is a very attractive and scarce atlas by a cartographer from Naples. Not in Phillips or British Museum. Marzolla prints extensive notes with his maps, listing his cartographic sources and giving political and statistical information on the areas covered. No title page (probably issued that way) and with a manuscript list of contents. The map of "Nuova California" is based on the Hypolite Ferry map of 1850 and is discussed by Wheat. The maps are dated from 1840 to 1856. Outline color. The covers are brown paper covered boards with a leather spine embossed with "Marzolla. Atlante geografico. G.B." in gilt.

Publication List No: 4714.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 49

Publication Height cm: 51

Publication Width cm: 39

Image No: 4714038

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