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Map of South America ...
Moll, Herman (d. 1732 ) (Cartographer)
Bowles, Thomas (1694-1773 ) (Bookseller)

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and 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]
Atlases, British
South America
Potosí (Bolivia)
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, Charles Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton ...dedicated ...

Content: Inset: Potosi, lies in the province of Peru ...
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 64 x 96 cm., folded to 64 x 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 49408613
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15369994
UUID: f2411810-c5d3-012f-d429-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of South America ..." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1736. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-522b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of South America ..." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-522b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1736). Map of South America ... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-522b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of South America ...