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A general chart of the West India's [sic]

Image ID: 433733

Item Details

Darby, John (1624 or 5-1704 ) (Printer)
Seller, John (fl. 1658-1698) (Cartographer)

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


Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1675
Publisher: Printed by John Darby for the author, and are to be sold at his shop at the Hermitage in Wapping,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6040[LHS 315; atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6040 ([map 16]) [In LHS 315]
Nautical charts
Atlantic Ocean
Nautical charts Atlantic Ocean
Content : "Cum privilegio Regis."

Content : [2] p. mentioned in collation include copyright statement of King Charles II, preface, and introduction.

Content : Depths shown by soundings on some charts.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 315.

Content : Maps include ill. with decorative cartouches, compass roses, and coats of arms. Added t.p. includes ports.

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

Content : NYPL copy in Map Div. 97-6040: Bound in board covers.

Content : NYPL copy in Map Div. 97-6040: Has maps numb. by hand in ink, from 1 to 20, on upper right corner of each verso. Map no. [18] lacking.

Content : NYPL copy in Map Div. 97-6239: Incomplete, in loose sheets. 17 maps.

Citation/reference : Phillips 4154

Citation/reference : Phillips 487

Statement of Responsibility: By John Seller, hydrographer to the King.

Content : Covers the Atlantic Ocean, adjacent coastlines, the western Mediterranean, and the Pacific coast of South America.

Content : Includes inset of southern South America and decorative cartouche with elephant ill.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 440.

Content : NYPL copy includes annotations in ink between the coast of Europe and the coast of South America.

Statement of Responsibility: By John Seller, His Maties. hydrographer.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 47829715
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15114251
RLIN/OCLC : 47829745
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15114255
UUID: dd85f6f0-c5d3-012f-0265-58d385a7bc34