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Scientia terrarum et coelorum, or, The heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : containing the most curious & useful particulars in the solar, starry & mundane systems, faithfully enumerated & delineated according to the latest discoveries / by S. Dunn.

Image ID: 464993

Scientia terrarum et coelorum, or, The heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : co... (20th November 1772)


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Image Title

:  Scientia terrarum et coelorum, or, The heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : containing the most curious & useful particulars in the solar, starry & mundane systems, faithfully enumerated & delineated according to the latest discoveries / by S. Dunn.

Creator

: Dunn, Samuel, d. 1794  -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782  -- Cartographer
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 -- Publisher

Published Date

: 20th November 1772

Item Physical Description

: 1 map on 4 sheets : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres each 59 cm. in diam., on 110 x 129 cm., sheets 55 x 65 cm.

Notes

: Ferro meridian. Note 2.) Includes notes and diagrams about tides, planets, dialing using a globe, scales, geographical definitions, solar eclipses. Note 3.) Map shows boundaries, rivers, mountain chains and principal settlements with exploration routes across the oceans. 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.) Segments of map separately titled: Western hemisphere or the New World by Mr. d'Anville with the new discoveries and several additions -- Eastern hemisphere or the Old World by Mr. d'Anville with the new discoveries and several additions.

Source

: Maps of the World / Whole

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 76-2542 [Encapsulated in mylar as 2 sheets]

Digital ID

: 464993

Record ID

: 292108

Digital Item Published

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

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