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Herszek Leybowicz

Provincia Litvana (c. 1760)

Provincia Litvana - Herszek Leybowicz, c. 1760

       1. Provincia Litvana Ord[inis] S[ancti] Francisci, O[rdini]s d[est]ri[ct]a[e] Observation[is] mathemat[ice], Geographice Delineata.
       2. Litvania dividit in M[agnus] p[ro]prie D[ucatus] L[itvaniae], Alb[a] Rus[sia] et Samogit[ia]. Hae Classes subdividunt in Palatin[atus] et distric[tus] uti in Generalis ac Vulgatis Mappis.
       3. Templa, p[ro]pter ornatum elevant[ur], at illis Circuli apponunt[ur], quor[um] Centra p[ro]prios Conventuum situs designant, serviuntque ad computanda Milliaria.
       4. Lineae parallelae Collaterales denotant Elevationes Poli, et Latitudines Locor[um] in Distantia 15 Milliarum.
       5. Lineae ab Austro in 7'[septem]trionale ductae sunt Circuli Meridiani numerati a primo meridiano transeunte per Insulam Ferri.

       SCALA

       Mil[iarum] Com[munis] in uno Gradu Elev[atus] 15
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       J. L. Alumn[um] Prae[fectus] delin[eavit].

       H[erszek] L[eybowicz] Nesvisii

       (Source: Povilas Reklaitis. Prarastosios Lietuvos pėdsakų beieškant. Vilnius, 1999, p. 260-263)


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