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A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations.

Image ID: 434474

A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the late... ([1748?])

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Image Title

:  A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations.

Additional Name(s)

: Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742  -- unknown role

Published Date

: [1748?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 59 x 50 cm.

Notes

: "This chart ... was first constructed from observations made in the year 1700 by the great Dr. Halley, but ... construct[ed] ... anew from accurate observations ... about the year 1744." Note 2.) Covers North and South Atlantic Oceans. Note 3.) Differs from similar map. Uncolored. Text pasted at sides also differs. Note 4.) Includes text pasted on both sides. Note 5.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 427. Note 6.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6342 [LHS 427]

Digital ID

: 434474

Record ID

: 253094

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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