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

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Title
A new and correct chart of the Western & Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations.
Names
Halley, Edmond (1656-1742 ) (Cartographer)
W. & J. Mount & T. Page (Publisher)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1760 (Questionable)
Place: 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. 97-6343 [LHS 428]
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 ; 428.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 57 x 49 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 48769617
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15317639
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 174d2880-c5d5-012f-f3f9-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1656: Creator Born
  • 1742: Creator Died
  • 1760: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new and correct chart of the Western & Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1760. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef1d-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 & Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef1d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1760). A new and correct chart of the Western & Southern Oceans : shewing the variations of the compass according to the latest and best observations. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef1d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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