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Author Cary, Elizabeth Tanfield.

Title The Mirror of the worlde / a translation by Elizabeth Tanfield Cary ; edited and with an introduction by Lesley Peterson.

Publication Info. Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill Queens Univ, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 248 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction Early Encounters with the World: Elizabeth Tanfield and Her Work -- The Translator's "Pregnancy of Understanding": Elizabeth Tanfield's Style -- The Translator in the Priory: Influences and Contexts -- Note on the Text -- The Mirror of the Worlde (text and annotations) -- Appendix A Summary of all French Editions of Ortelius Printed by 1602 225 -- Appendix B Comparison of the Contents of The Mirror of the Worlde with the Contents of the 1590 Epitome and the 1598 Miroir -- Appendix C Complete Text of L'Epitome's Descriptions of "Lucembourg" (34v) and "Haynault" (35v).
Summary An authoritative and comprehensive edition of the first known English translation of the first atlas of the world.
Note Print version record.
Subject Cary, Elizabeth, Lady, 1585 or 1586-1639.
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598.
Cary, Elizabeth, Lady, 1585 or 1586-1639. (OCoLC)fst01811653
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (OCoLC)fst00000509
Atlases -- Early works to 1800.
World maps -- Early works to 1800.
REFERENCE -- Atlases & Gazetteers.
TRAVEL -- Maps & Road Atlases.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Atlases. (OCoLC)fst00820246
World maps. (OCoLC)fst01181367
Genre/Form Early works. (OCoLC)fst01411636
Added Author Peterson, Lesley.
Other Form: Print version: Mirror of the Worlde. McGill Queens Univ 2012 9780773540729 (OCoLC)793221994
ISBN 9780773587731 (electronic bk.)
077358773X (electronic bk.)
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