Context of Historical and geographical notes on the earliest discoveries in America, 1453-1530 : with comments on the earliest charts and maps, the mistakes of early navigators & the blunders of the geographers, the Asiatic origin of the Atlantic coastline of North America -how it crept in and how it crept out of the maps : the whole illustrated by the Tehuantepec Railway Company's map of the world on Mercator's projection and photo-lithograhic fac-similies of many of the earliest maps and charts of America