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A general chart of the West India's [sic] / by John Seller, His Maties. hydrographer.

Image ID: 433733

A general chart of the West India's [sic] / by John Seller, His Maties. hydrographer. (1675)

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Image Title

:  A general chart of the West India's [sic] / by John Seller, His Maties. hydrographer.


: Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698 -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Darby, John, 1624 or 5-1704  -- Printer

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 43 x 54 cm.


: Covers the Atlantic Ocean, adjacent coastlines, the western Mediterranean, and the Pacific coast of South America. Note 2.) Includes inset of southern South America and decorative cartouche with elephant ill. Note 3.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 440. Note 4.) NYPL copy includes annotations in ink between the coast of Europe and the coast of South America.

Standard Reference

: Phillips 487; Phillips 4154


: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Atlases / Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs / by John Seller, hydrographer to the King.

Source Description

: 1 atlas ([2], 4 p., [40] leaves of plates) : 20 maps ; 45 cm.


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6040 ([map 16]) [In LHS 315]

Digital ID

: 433733

Record ID

: 253713

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 1-9-2012

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