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Author: 
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Title: 
Martin Behaim's globe, and Humboldt's essay on the oldest maps of America : with a special notice of Juan de la Cosa's map of America : manuscript, dated in 1500, 1852. 
Physical Description: 
47 leaves (1 v.). 
Holdings: 
Bancroft BANC MSS M-M 24;
Non-circulating; may be used only in The Bancroft Library.
 
Collection Name: 
History of Science and Technology Collection 
Scope and Content: 
Translation of F.W. Ghillany's preface to his Geschichte des seefahrers Ritter Martin Behaim... (Nurnberg, 1853) and of the essay by A. von Humboldt, contained therein. In the handwriting of Brantz Mayer. Facsimiles of letter from Columbus, l504, and of signatures of the Spanish sovereigns, Ferdinand and Isabella, of Cortes and Francisco Pizarro, pasted in. 
Provenance: 
Also on microfilm. 
Notes: 
Included in: History of Science and Technology Collections. 
Subjects: 
Media Type: 
  • Manuscript
  • Microfilm
Added Entries: 
  • Ghillany, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1807-1876.
  • Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
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