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Seller, John, junior (Publisher)
Seller, John (fl. 1658-1698) (Cartographer)

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


new systeme of geography : designed in a most plain and easie method, for the better understanding of that science : accommodated with new mapps of all the countries, regions, empires, monarchies, kingdoms, principalities, dukedoms, marquesates, dominions, estates, republiques, soveraignties, governments, seignories, provinces, and countries in the whole world : with geographical tables, explaining the divisions in each map

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1690
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: And are sold by John Seller, senior, at the Hermitage in Wapping
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6069[LHS 346; atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6069 (Map [34])[In LHS 346]
Atlases, British
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Content : Added engraved t.p.

Content : Includes a volvelle, titled "An instrument for finding the hour of the day ...," on plate following p. 14.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 346.

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

Content : NYPL copy includes autographs. On free endpaper: Dan Vawdey, Junr. On t.p.: Amey Tofts book, 1720.

Content : Pages 31-32 skipped in pagination.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

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

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Prime meridian: Ferro.

Content: Shows California as an island.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 12 x 14 cm., folded to 15 x 9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 48169910
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15469123
RLIN/OCLC : 50327477
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15469124
UUID: 2f2b7270-c5d4-012f-041d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1690: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1690. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b02b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b02b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1690). North America. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b02b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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North America.