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Maps - World

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mappemonde: ou description du globe terrestre, dressée sur les mémoires les plus nouveaux et assujettie aux observations astronomiques, par le Sr. Robert de Vougondy, fils. À Paris: Ches les Srs Robert . . . Ante Boudet . . ., Avec Privilege 1752, 1752

Identifier: MC 56
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Notably, the collection also contains a 1573 copy of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrvm orbis terrarvm, considered by some as...
Dates: 1752