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A new mapp of America Septentrionale / designed by Mousieur Sanson, geographer to the French king, and rendred into English and illustrated by Richard Blome ; Francis Lamb, sculp.

Image ID: 433856

A new mapp of America Septentrionale / designed by Mousieur Sanson, geographer to the French king, and rendred into Engl... (1670)

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Image Title

:  A new mapp of America Septentrionale / designed by Mousieur Sanson, geographer to the French king, and rendred into English and illustrated by Richard Blome ; Francis Lamb, sculp.

Creator

: Blome, Richard, d. 1705 -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667  -- Cartographer
Lamb, Francis -- Engraver

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 38 x 53 cm., folded to 29 x 19 cm.

Notes

: "By His Majesties especiall command." Note 2.) "To the Right Honourable Caecilius Calvert Baron Baltemore ..." Note 3.) Includes decorative cartouche, coat of arms, and ill. of vessels and sea monsters. Note 4.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection. Note 5.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 6.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 7.) Shows California as an island. Note 8.) Imprint in cartouche: London : Printed for Richard Blome, 1669.

Standard Reference

: Sabin 5968; Tooley. The mapping of America, p. 119

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Atlases / A geographical description of the four parts of the world taken from the notes & workes of the famous Monsieur Sanson, geographer to the French king, and other eminent travellers and avthors. To which are added the commodities, coyns, weights, and measures of the chief places of traffick in the world; compared with those of England, (or London) as to the trade thereof. Also, a treatise of travel, and another of traffick ... The whole illustrated with variety of vseful and delightful mapps and figures. By Richard Blome ...

Source Description

: 6 p. l., [472] p. : col. pl., 24 fold. maps ; 35.5 cm.

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6051 (Folded map preceding The fourth part) [In LHS 327]

Digital ID

: 433856

Record ID

: 254035

Digital Item Published

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

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