A new & correct map of the whole world


A new & correct map of the whole world

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Title:
A new & correct map of the whole world : shewing ye situation of its principal parts. viz. the oceans, kingdoms, rivers, capes, ports, mountains, woods, trade-winds, monsoons, variation of ye compass, climate, &c. ; with the most remarkable tracks of the bold attempts which have been made to find out the northeast & northwest passages
Title (alt.):
new & correct map of the whole world : shewing ye situation of its principal parts. viz. the seas, kingdoms, rivers, capes, ports, mountains, woods, trade-winds, monsoons, variation of ye compass, climate, &c
Creator:
Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Creator:
Cheron, Louis, 1655 or 60-ca. 1725
Creator:
Kirkall, Elisha, 1682?-1742
Creator:
King, John.
Creator:
Bowles, Thomas, d. 1767
Creator:
John Bowles & Son
Name on Item:
by Herman Moll, geographer ; L. Ckeron, delin. ; E. Kirkall, sculp.
Date:
1719
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
World maps--Early works to 1800
Trade winds--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
World
Publisher:
[London] : Sold by H. Moll||Sold by I. King||Printed for John Bowles & Son ... and Tho. Bowles
Notes:
World map showing trade winds, climate zones, magnetic variation, and exploration routes.
Title from illustrated cartouche; alternate title in box at lower center.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes notes.
Insets: [World map] : this chart is to shew degrees of the variation of ye compas's as they were observ'd in ye year 1700 in ye Atlantick and Indian Ocean: and you will see in ye map & ye variations of ye compass markt over ye Great South Sea as they were found in 17 9/10 -- The North Pole.
Appears in Moll's The world described, [1709-1736], plate 2.
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : hand. col., assembled ; 71 x 122 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:26,000,000] at equator ;
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009658
Call #:
G1015 .M65 1709
Barcode:
30000003874640
Terms of Use:
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