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Falconer, Robert (fl. 1700 ) (Associated name)
Childe, Timothy (Publisher)
Luyts, Jan (1655-1721 ) (Associated name)
Moll, Herman (d. 1732 ) (Cartographer)

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


system of geography, or, A new & accurate description of the earth in all its empires, kingdoms and states : illustrated with history and topography, and maps of every country : fairly engraven on copper, according to the latest discoveries and corrections

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1701
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Timothy Childe at the White Hart at the West-end of St. Paul's Church-yard
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6063 [LHS 341 ; atlas cases]
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 341.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Statement of responsibility: by Herman Moll.
Content: Shows California as an island.
Content: In upper margin: A general and particular description of America ... Maps laid down according to the latest observations and discoveries.
Content: In upper left margin: 148.
Content: In lower right margin: Chap.
Content: Text on verso.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Prime meridian: Ferro.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 17 x 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 6460837
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15373374
RLIN/OCLC: 49508065
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15373385
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 20ed4190-c5d4-012f-1e50-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1701: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "America." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1701. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fc93-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "America." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fc93-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1701). America. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fc93-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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