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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: 434919

This map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's... ([1720?])

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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)

: Vertue, George, 1684-1756  -- Engraver
Moll, Herman, d. 1732  -- Geographer (not in Relator list)

Additional Name(s)

: Lens, Bernard, 1659-1725  -- Artist
Bowles, Thomas, 1694-1773  -- Publisher
Bowles, John, 1701-1779 -- Publisher

Published Date

: [1720?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 57 x 96 cm.

Notes

: 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 -- artagena harbour and forts -- The port of Acapulco. Note 2.) "Printed for I. Bowles, print & map seller, at the Black Horse in Cornhill and, T. Bowles, print & map seller ..., and by P. Overton map and printseller ... and by Iohn King at the Globe in the Poultry." Note 3.) "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 4.) From the author's The world described, or a new and correct sett of maps. [London : J. Bowles, 1709-1720]. Pl. VII. Note 5.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 712. Note 6.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 7.) Prime meridian: London. Note 8.) Relief shown pictorially.

Provenance

: Bancroft Collection

Standard Reference

: Phillips 554

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. 01-5351

Digital ID

: 434919

Record ID

: 253551

Digital Item Published

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

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