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Names
Bowditch, Nathaniel (1773-1838 ) (Cartographer)
Collection

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

Atlases

new American practical navigator; : being an epitome of navigation; containing all the tables necessary to be used with the Nautical Almanac, in determining the latitude; and the longitude by lunar observations; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea. ... : The whole exemplified in a journal, kept from Boston to Madeira, in which all the rules of navigation are introduced ... : To which are added, some general instructions and information ... relative to maritime laws and mercantile customs. From the best authorities. ; enriched with a number of new tables, with original improvements and additions, and a large variety of new and important matter: also many thousand errors are corrected, which have appeared in the best systems of navigation yet published.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1802
Place Term: [Newburyport, Mass.]
Publisher: Printed ... by Edmund M. Blunt (Proprietor) for Cushing & Appleton, Salem : Sold by every book-seller, ship-chandler, and mathematical-instrument-maker in the United States and West-Indies,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6461[LHS 4002, atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6461 (Map preceding t.p.) [In LHS 4002]
Topics
Nautical astronomy
Navigation
Atlantic Ocean --
Atlantic Ocean -- Maps --
North Atlantic Ocean -- Maps --
Notes
Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 4002.

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

Content : First edition.

Statement of Responsibility: By Nathaniel Bowditch, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. ; Illustrated with copperplates.

Content : In 4 corners of map, from lower right, counterclockwise: A -- B -- C -- D.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Prime meridian: London.

Content: Shows currents and trade winds.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 20 x 32 cm. folded to 22 x 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 40409296
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15346336
RLIN/OCLC : 49052838
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15346338
UUID: c8ad2fa0-c5d4-012f-6733-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1773: Creator Born
  • 1802: Issued
  • 1838: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chart of the Atlantic Ocean." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1802. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f198-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chart of the Atlantic Ocean." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f198-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1802). Chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f198-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Chart of the Atlantic Ocean.