+ o - ^
previous next
Index

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

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Names
Moll, Herman (d. 1732 ) (Cartographer)
Bowles, Thomas (1694-1773 ) (Bookseller)
Lens, Bernard (1659-1725 ) (Artist)
King, John (Printer)
Overton, Philip (d. 1751 ) (Printer)
Vertue, George (1684-1756 ) (Engraver)
Bowles, John (1701-1779) (Publisher)
Collection

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

Atlases

world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps : shewing the kingdoms and states in all the known parts of the earth, with the principal cities, and most considerable towns in the world ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1736
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: ... Sold ... by Tho. Bowles, print and map-seller in St. Paul's-Churchyard,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6053[LHS 329; atlas cases]
Topics
Atlases, British
Maps --
North America --
Cod fisheries -- Newfoundland
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : Date based on latest dated map, map of London, bound near end. NN

Citation/reference : Variant of Phillips 554

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 329.

Content : NYPL copy includes ms. contents list on prelim. leaf.

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

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Content : T.p. lacking; title and imprint from trimmed publisher's broadside pasted on front paste-down endpaper. NN

Statement of Responsibility: ... by Herman Moll, geographer ...

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 : Imprint on map: Sold by H. Moll over against Deverux Court in ye Strand ; Printed for I. Bowles ... and T. Bowles ... and by P. Overton ... and by Iohn King ...

Content : Includes ill. and 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 -- Cartagena harbour and forts -- The port of Acapulco.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : NYPL copy has handwritten in ink on verso, in upper right near fold: 7.

Content : Prime meridian: London.

Statement of Responsibility: Herman Moll, geographer ; B. Lens, delin. ; G. Vertue, sculp.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 57 x 96 cm., folded to 64 x 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 49408613
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15369994
UUID: ef7ea7d0-c5d3-012f-26d9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1736: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

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. 1736. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f184-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 July 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f184-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1736). 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-f184-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f184-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant, (1736) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 31, 2015 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

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