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Americae descrip.

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Title
Americae descrip.
Names
Peake, Thomas (Associated name)
Hodgkinson, Richard (fl. 1624-1668) (Printer)
Collection

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

Atlases

America: or An exact description of the West-Indies: more especially of those provinces which are under the dominion of the king of Spain. Faithfully represented by N.N. gent.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1655
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by R. Hodgkinsonne for E. Dod
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6333 [LHS 3002; atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6333 (Folded plate preceding t.p.) [In LHS 3002]
Topics
America
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Notes
Content: Map Div. copy: "Errata" and "Books printed, and to be sold by Edward Dod," p. [485-486]
Content: Map Div. copy: First and last leaves (blank?) wanting.
Content: Map Div. copy: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3002.
Content: Includes ill.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Prime meridian: Ferro.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Watermark.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 14 x 19 cm. folded to 13 x 8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14418301
RLIN/OCLC: 48203600
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15262496
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81614150-c5d3-012f-ed1b-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

  • 1655: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Americae descrip." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1655. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Americae descrip." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1655). Americae descrip. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Americae descrip.