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A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations yt haue beene made by English or strangers, 1651.

Image ID: 464988

A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations ... ([1676])

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Image Title

:  A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations yt haue beene made by English or strangers, 1651.

Additional Name(s)

: Bassett, Thomas -- Bookseller
Speed, John, 1552?-1629 -- Author
Chiswell, Richard -- Bookseller

Published Date

: [1676]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres each 25 cm. in diam., on sheet 41 x 54 cm.

Notes

: From John Speed's Prospect of the most famous parts of the world, 1676. Note 2.) Imprint on map indicates this is 4th state, according to Shirley. Note 3.) Includes ancillary maps and diagrams of "The heavens and elements," "The eclipsie of the sunnie," "A figure of the spheare," and "The eclipse of the moonie," 2 celestial hemispheres, historical notes, and ill. Note 4.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 5.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 6.) Text on verso: The general description of the world, [p.] 1-2. Signature: A. Catchword: the.

Standard Reference

: Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the World, 317

Source

: Maps of the World / Whole

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 02-321 [Filed with World, 1651]

Digital ID

: 464988

Record ID

: 292103

Digital Item Published

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

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