A new and correct map of the world, laid down according to the newest discoveries, and from the most exact observations


A new and correct map of the world, laid down according to the newest discoveries, and from the most exact observations

Item Information

Title:
A new and correct map of the world, laid down according to the newest discoveries, and from the most exact observations
Creator:
Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Creator:
Bowles, Thomas, d. 1767
Creator:
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Creator:
King, John.
Creator:
John Bowles & Son
Name on Item:
by Herman Moll, geographer.
Date:
[1727?–1739?]
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
Places:
World
Publisher:
[London] : printed for L. Bowles & Son ... by T. Bowles ...and by R. Sayer ... and by John King
Notes:
Shows the world as a double hemisphere, annual winds and wind directions, solar equinox and ecliptic, and noted corrections over previous geography.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Relief shown pictorially.
Insets: The Ptolemean systeme -- The North Pole -- The Copernican systeme -- Mercury -- The appearance of the Sun according to Mr. Kircher -- Venus -- Mars -- Saturn -- Jupiter -- The appearance of the Moon according to Mr. Cassini.
Includes dedication within ornamental cartouche: To His Most Sacred Majesty George IId by the grace of God King of Great Britain France & Ireland Defender of the Faith &c. this map is humbly dedicated.
Includes text.
Appears in Moll's The world described, [1709-1736], plate 1.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres each 47 cm. in diameter, in sheet 57 x 98 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:55,000,000] at equator ;
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009659
Call #:
G1015 .M65 1709
Barcode:
30000003874668
Terms of Use:
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