A new and accurat map of the world


A new and accurat map of the world

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Title:
A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions latest discoveries & best observations yt have beene made by English or strangers, 1651
Title (alt.):
New and accvrat map of the world
Creator:
Speed, John, 1552?-1629
Creator:
Roger Rea the elder and younger
Date:
[1662]
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] : Are to be sold by Roger Rea the elder and younger
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Text on verso titled The generall description of the world; p. 1-2; printer's signature A.
Includes vignettes of the 4 elements as allegorical figures, portraits of 4 circumnavigators, charts of the northern and southern celestial hemispheres, a geocentric diagram of The heavens and elements, and illustrations of A figure of the sphere, The eclipse of the sunne, and The eclipse of the moon.
Shows California as an island.
In the author's A prospect of the most famous parts of the world (London, 1662).
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres each 25 cm. in diam., on sheet 40 x 52 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:100,000,000] at equator
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_010224
Call #:
G1015 .S64 1662
Barcode:
30000003245347
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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