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A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations.

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Names
Halley, Edmond (1656-1742 )
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1748
Place Term: London
Publisher: Sold by W. & I. Mount & T. Page on Tower Hill,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6342 [LHS 427]
Topics
Magnetic declination -- Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : "This chart ... was first constructed from observations made in the year 1700 by the great Dr. Halley, but ... construct[ed] ... anew from accurate observations ... about the year 1744."

Content : Covers North and South Atlantic Oceans.

Content : Differs from similar map. Uncolored. Text pasted at sides also differs.

Content : Includes text pasted on both sides.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 427.

Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 59 x 50 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 48769571
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15317633
UUID: 164dc380-c5d5-012f-d61d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1656: Creator Born
  • 1742: Creator Died
  • 1748: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1748. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef1c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef1c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1748). A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef1c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A New and correct chart of the Western and Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations.