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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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Names
Lens, Bernard (1659-1725 ) (Artist)
Moll, Herman (d. 1732 )
Bowles, John (1701-1779) (Publisher)
Bowles, Thomas (1694-1773 ) (Publisher)
Vertue, George (1684-1756 ) (Engraver)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1720
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: Sold by H. Moll over against Deverux Court in ye Strand ...,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5351
Topics
Cod fisheries -- Newfoundland
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Notes
Content : Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land -- St. John's harbour -- Boston harbour --New York &c -- [Charleston region, S.C.] -- Port Royal harbour -- The bay and city of ye Havana -- The bay of Pto. Bella -- La Vera Cruz -- artagena harbour and forts -- The port of Acapulco.

Content : "Printed for I. Bowles, print & map seller, at the Black Horse in Cornhill and, T. Bowles, print & map seller ..., and by P. Overton map and printseller ... and by Iohn King at the Globe in the Poultry."

Content : "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."

Content : From the author's The world described, or a new and correct sett of maps. [London : J. Bowles, 1709-1720]. Pl. VII.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 712.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Prime meridian: London.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Citation/reference : Phillips 554

Ownership : Bancroft Collection

Statement of Responsibility: Herman Moll, geographer ; B. Lens delin. ; G. Vertue sculp.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 57 x 96 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 22459403
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15235086
UUID: 643a0da0-c5d5-012f-ed27-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1659: Creator Born
  • 1720: Issued
  • 1725: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "This map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1720. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "This map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1720). This map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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This map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant