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  • In 1700 Guillaume Delisle published his map of the continents of the Old World; and his successor D'Anville produced his map of India in 1752.
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  • JOSEPH NICOLAS DELISLE (1688-1768), French astronomer, was born at Paris on the 4th of April 1688.
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  • Delisle is chiefly remembered as the author of a method for observing the transits of Venus and Mercury by instants of contacts.
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  • The records of Delisle's observations at St Petersburg are preserved in manuscript at the Pulkowa observatory.
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  • Leopold Victor Delisle >>
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  • Not only had French men of science and scientific travellers done excellent work as explorers in different parts of the world, but France could also boast of two men, Guillaume Delisle and J.
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  • Delisle (1675-1726) published 98 maps, and although as works of art they were inferior to the maps of certain contemporaries, they were far superior to them in scientific value.
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  • It was Delisle who assumed the meridian of Ferro, which had been imposed upon French navigators by royal order (1634), to lie exactly 20° to the west of Paris.
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  • Delisle in 19 sheets (1739-1745); charts illustrating the variation of the compass and of magnetic " dip " by E.
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  • On the maps of Delisle and d'Anville the ground is still represented by " molehills."
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  • Globes of the usual commercial type were manufactured in France by Delisle (1700), Forbin (1710-1731), R.
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  • The best modern editions are the Chronique de Robert de Torigni, &c., edited by Leopold Delisle for the Soc. de l'histoire de Normandie (Rouen, 1872-1873), and Chronicle of Robert of Torigni, edited, with an introduction, by Richard Howlett (Rolls Series, No.
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  • The name seems to have become known to European geographers by the Oriental translations of the two Petis de la Croix, and was taken up by Delisle and D'Anville.
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  • LEOPOLD VICTOR DELISLE (1826-), French bibliophile and historian, was born at Valognes (Manche) on the 24th of October 1826.
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  • When the French government decided on printing a general catalogue of the printed books in the Bibliotheque, Delisle became responsible for this great undertaking and took an active part in the work; in the preface to the first volume (1897) he gave a detailed history of the library and its management.
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  • Delisle proved that the bulk of the MSS.
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  • Delisle was undoubtedly the most learned man in Europe with regard to the middle ages; and his knowledge of diplomatics, palaeography and printing was profound.
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  • Delisle at once pointed out (Notices et extraits des manuscrits, 1898), this MS. supplies a fixed date from which palaeographers can work in dating MSS.
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  • Notices of his life are contained in the Eloges by Merard de Saint Just, Delisle de Salles, Lalande and Lacretelle; in a memoir by Arago, read the 26th of February 1844 before the Academie des Sciences, and published in Notices biographiques, t.
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  • Delisle, L' Apocalypse en Frangais au XIII' siecle, Paris, 1901), which dates back as far as the first half of the 13th century, and in its general tenor represents the height of orthodoxy.
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  • Delisle's Catalogue desactes de Philippe Auguste (Paris, 1856) are the most important guides to the documents.
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  • Leopold Delisle, and is printed in the duchess' work.
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  • 8 Delisle, Cabinet des MSS., ii.
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  • Delisle, Notice sur les manuscrits de Bernard Guy, Paris, 1879); the Sanctilogium of John of Tynemouth (c. 1366), utilized by John Capgrave, and published in 1516 under the name of Nova legenda Angliae (new edition by C. Horstman, Oxford, 1901); and the Catalogus sanctorum of Petrus de Natalibus (c. 1375), published at Vicenza in 1493, and many times reprinted.
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  • Delisle's Le Cabinet des manuscrits de la bibliotheque imperiale.
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  • Delisle, Mandements et actes divers de Charles V (1886); letters of Charles V.
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  • Leopold Delisle, and is admirably indexed.
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  • made by Anderson, Gomberg, Delisle and others.
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  • It was Delisle who assumed the meridian of Ferro, which had been imposed upon French navigators by royal order (1634), to lie exactly 20° to the west of Paris.
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  • Delisle found that the centre of the circular shadow was occupied by a bright point of light, but the observation passed into oblivion until S.
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  • Leopold Delisle in the Memoires de l'Acade nie des Inscriptions, vol.
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  • In addition to the Historia there exists, in the library at Rouen, a manuscript edition of William of Jumieges' Historia Normannorum which Leopold Delisle assigns to Orderic (see this critic's Lettre a M Jules Lair (1873).
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