Table of contents for The naming of America : Martin Waldseemuller's 1507 world map and the Cosmographiae introductio / featuring a new translation and commentary by John W. Hessler.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Waldseemuller 1507 World Map and Globe Gores
Figures
1. 1507 Map
2. Globe Gores
Introductory Essay: A New View of the World
Figures
1. Title-Page of the Cosmographiae Introductio
2. Waldseemuller's 1507 World Map
3. Ptolemy's second projections
4. Page from Johannes Werner's commentary on Ptolemy
5. Page [30] from the Cosmographiae Introductio
6. Schoner's red lines on the 1516 Carta Marina
Notes and References
Translation of the Cosmographiae Introductio
Figures
1. Arrangement of circles on the earth
2. Representation of the five climatic zones
3. Table of parallels and schematic diagram
4. Table of winds
5. Overall plan of the map
6. Table of latitudes and distances
Appendix
Translator's Notes and References
Further Reading

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

America -- Name -- Early works to 1800.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Cartography -- Early works to 1800.
America -- Early accounts to 1600.
Waldseemáeuller, Martin, 1470-1521? Cosmographiae introductio.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
World maps.
Early maps.
Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512.