This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant
NamesMoll, Herman (d. 1732 ) (Cartographer)Bowles, Thomas (1694-1773 ) (Bookseller)Lens, Bernard (1659-1725 ) (Artist)King, John (Printer)Overton, Philip (d. 1751 ) (Printer)Vertue, George (1684-1756 ) (Engraver)Bowles, John (1701-1779) (Publisher)
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 / OriginDate Issued: 1736 (Questionable)Place: [London]Publisher: ... Sold ... by Tho. Bowles, print and map-seller in St. Paul's-Churchyard,
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 97-6053[LHS 329; atlas cases]
TopicsAtlases, BritishMapsNorth AmericaCod fisheries -- NewfoundlandNorth America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
NotesContent: Date based on latest dated map, map of London, bound near end. NNCitation/reference: Variant of Phillips 554Content: 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. NNStatement of responsibility: ... by Herman Moll, geographer ...Content: "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c."Content: Imprint on map: Sold by H. Moll over against Deverux Court in ye Strand ; Printed for I. Bowles ... and T. Bowles ... and by P. Overton ... and by Iohn King ...Content: Includes ill. and notes.Content: Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land -- St. John's harbour -- Boston harbour -- New York &c. -- [Charleston region, S.C.] -- Port Royal harbour -- The bay and city of ye Havana -- The bay of Pto. Bella -- La Vera Cruz -- Cartagena harbour and forts -- The port of Acapulco.Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.Content: NYPL copy has handwritten in ink on verso, in upper right near fold: 7.Content: Prime meridian: London.Statement of responsibility: Herman Moll, geographer ; B. Lens, delin. ; G. Vertue, sculp.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand col. ; 57 x 96 cm., folded to 64 x 28 cm.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 49408613NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15369994Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ef7ea7d0-c5d3-012f-26d9-58d385a7bc34
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