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The Huth Library (1880), V, 1594-5.


In Joseph Sabin, Bibliotheca Americana, a Dictionary of Books Relating to America (1936), XXVIII, No. 104191. Besides this, the chief notices of the Farrer map are P. L. Phillips, Virginia Cartography (Washington, 1896), pp. 30-33; and Justin Windsor, Narrative and Critical History of America, (1884), III, 168, 464-5.


Robert Dudley, Arcano Del Mare, (Florence, 1646-7). It was reissued in 1661. The correct naming and location of the York and Rappahannock Rivers and of Capes May and James were new with Dudley and were followed by Farrer.


H. R. Plomer, Dictionary of the Booksellers and Printers, 1641 to 1667. (1907), pp. 89-90, 142, 172. (Hardesty entered Williams' book early in 1650: Stationers Register, ed. Eyre and Rivington, I, 335.)