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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
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
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

  • 1658: Creator Born
  • 1677: Issued
  • 1698: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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 April 25, 2019. 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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