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Flamsteed, John (1646-1719 ) (Author)
Hanway, William (Editor)
Godbid, A. (Printer)
Playford, John (ca. 1655-1685 or 6 ) (Printer)
Moore, Jonas, Sir (1617-1679 ) (Author)
Potenger, John (Editor)
Perkins, Peter (d. 1680 ) (Author)

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


new systeme of the mathematicks: containing I. Arithmetick, as well natural and decimal, as in species, or the principles of algebra. II. Practical geometry, together with the first six books of Euclid's Elements, as also the eleventh and twelfth, symbo

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1681
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed by A. Godbid and J. Playford, for R. Scott, bookseller
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6214 [LHS 3012, atlas cases]
Astronomy, 1681
Content : "The sections ... on algebra, Euclid, and navigation [were written] by Perkins, master of the ... school; while Flamsteed communicated the astronomical tables."--Dict. nat. biog. cf. also Pref.

Content : Copy in Map Div. 97-6214: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3012.

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

Content : Printed in sections, 1678 or 9-1681, and edited after the author's death by W. Hanway and J. Potenger. Several sections have special title-pages dated 1680.

Content : Title-page to [v. 1] printed in red and black; added t.-p. engraved by N. Yeates.

Ownership : 20168-9 (Astor)

Ownership: Astor.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 5991261
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14428893
UUID: 50e948f0-c5d4-012f-73bc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1646: Creator Born
  • 1681: Issued
  • 1719: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Arabia." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1681. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-cebe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Arabia." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-cebe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1681). Arabia. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-cebe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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