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The Earth's Western planisphere.

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Title
The Earth's Western planisphere.
Names
Dunn, Samuel (d. 1794 ) (Publisher)
Owen, W. (William) (d. 1793 ) (Publisher)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1757-12-01
Place: [London]
Publisher: Published ... by S. Dunn & W. Owen,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6439 [LHS 792]
Topics
Planispheres
Western Hemisphere -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Notes
Content: "According to Act of Parliament."
Content: Circular map with the original engraved tissue overlay showing coordinate grid.
Content: Includes notes.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 792.
Content: Map shows climatic zones and compass variations.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map with overlay : hand col. ; 53 cm. diam., on sheet 56 x 56 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 48747054
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15314135
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a373a00-c5d5-012f-b1db-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1757: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The Earth's Western planisphere." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1757-12-01. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The Earth's Western planisphere." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1757-12-01). The Earth's Western planisphere. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Earth's Western planisphere.