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Seller, John (fl. 1658-1698)

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


pocket book : containing severall choice collections in arithmetick, astronomy, geometry, surveying, dialling, navigation, astrology, geography, measuring, gageing

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1677 (Questionable)
Place: [London]
Publisher: And are sold by him at the Hermitage in Wapping and at his shoop [sic] in Pope's Head Alley in Cornhill, London,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6224[LHS 3036; atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6224 (Map [4]) [In LHS 3036]
Almanacs, English
Mathematics -- Practice -- England
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Content: Final map mounted on paper to form final leaf. NN
Content: In this edition, the lunar table is dated 1678-1692.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3036.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Signatures: [pi]1 (engraved), A-E.
Content: T.p., tables, ill., maps, and some diagrams hand col. NN
Citation/reference: Variant of Wing (2nd ed., 1994) S2480C
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6224: ms. notes in ink and autograph of R.G. Hooke on blank face of first leaf of plates.
Statement of responsibility: by John Seller, hydrographer to the King.
Content: Includes note.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection; 3036.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 5 x 6 cm. on sheet 14 x 8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 49507514
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15373364
RLIN/OCLC: 49507528
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15373369
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3fdd9d80-c5d4-012f-6702-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1658: Creator Born
  • 1677: Issued
  • 1698: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "America." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1677. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f190-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 February 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f190-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1677). America. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f190-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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