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This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant / Herman Moll, geographer ; B. Lens, delin. ; G. Vertue, sculp.

Image ID: 433736

This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship'... ([1736?])

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Image Title

:  This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant / Herman Moll, geographer ; B. Lens, delin. ; G. Vertue, sculp.

Creator(s)

: Moll, Herman, d. 1732  -- Cartographer
Vertue, George, 1684-1756  -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Bowles, Thomas, 1694-1773  -- Bookseller
Overton, Philip, d. 1751  -- Printer
Bowles, John, 1701-1779 -- Publisher
Lens, Bernard, 1659-1725  -- Artist
King, John -- Printer

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 57 x 96 cm., folded to 64 x 28 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: 7

Notes

: "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Note 2.) Imprint on map: Sold by H. Moll over against Deverux Court in ye Strand ; Printed for I. Bowles ... and T. Bowles ... and by P. Overton ... and by Iohn King ... Note 3.) Includes ill. and notes. Note 4.) Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land -- St. John's harbour -- Boston harbour -- New York &c. -- [Charleston region, S.C.] -- Port Royal harbour -- The bay and city of ye Havana -- The bay of Pto. Bella -- La Vera Cruz -- Cartagena harbour and forts -- The port of Acapulco. Note 5.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection. Note 6.) NYPL copy has handwritten in ink on verso, in upper right near fold: 7. Note 7.) Prime meridian: London.

Standard Reference

: Variant of Phillips 554

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Atlases / The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps : shewing the kingdoms and states in all the known parts of the earth, with the principal cities, and most considerable towns in the world ... / ... by Herman Moll, geographer ...

Source Description

: 1 atlas (65 leaves (most folded)) : 31 maps (most hand col.) ; 65 cm.

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6053[LHS 329; atlas cases]

Digital ID

: 433736

Record ID

: 253716

Digital Item Published

: 5-12-2008; updated 1-9-2012

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