To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, president of Her Majesty's most honourable Privy Council &c., this map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant


To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, president of Her Majesty's most honourable Privy Council &c., this map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant

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Title:
To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, president of Her Majesty's most honourable Privy Council &c., this map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant
Creator:
Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Creator:
Lens, Bernard, 1659-1725
Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756
Creator:
Bowles, John, 1701-1779
Creator:
Bowles, Thomas, d. 1767
Creator:
Overton, Philip, d. 1751
Creator:
King, John.
Name on Item:
Herman Moll, Geographer ; B. Lens delin. ; G. Vertue sculp.
Date:
[1710–1719]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Cod fisheries--Newfoundland and Labrador--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Somers, John Somers, Baron, 1651-1716
Places:
North America (area)
CanadaNewfoundland and Labrador (province)
Publisher:
[London] : Printed for I. Bowles ... and T. Bowles ... and by P. Overton ... and by Iohn King
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: London.
Insets: St. John's harbour -- Boston harbour -- New York -- Ashley & Cooper River -- Port Royal harbour -- The bay & city of ye Havana -- The bay of Pto. Bella -- La Vera Cruz -- Cartagena harbour and forts -- The port of Acapulco.
Includes notes and "A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at Newfoundland."
Also shows trade winds and exploration routes.
Appears in Moll's The world described, [1709-1736], plate 7.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 57 x 95 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:18,000,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009669
Call #:
G1015 .M65 1709
Barcode:
30000003876413
Terms of Use:
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