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North America.
Seller, John, junior (Publisher)
Seller, John (fl. 1658-1698) (Cartographer)

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


new systeme of geography : designed in a most plain and easie method, for the better understanding of that science : accommodated with new mapps of all the countries, regions, empires, monarchies, kingdoms, principalities, dukedoms, marquesates, dominions, estates, republiques, soveraignties, governments, seignories, provinces, and countries in the whole world : with geographical tables, explaining the divisions in each map

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1690
Place: [London]
Publisher: And are sold by John Seller, senior, at the Hermitage in Wapping
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6069[LHS 346; atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6069 (Map [34])[In LHS 346]
Atlases, British
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Content: Added engraved t.p.
Content: Includes a volvelle, titled "An instrument for finding the hour of the day ...," on plate following p. 14.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 346.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: NYPL copy includes autographs. On free endpaper: Dan Vawdey, Junr. On t.p.: Amey Tofts book, 1720.
Content: Pages 31-32 skipped in pagination.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Statement of responsibility: by John Seller, hydrographer to the King and Queen.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.
Content: Prime meridian: Ferro.
Content: Shows California as an island.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 12 x 14 cm., folded to 15 x 9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 48169910
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15469123
RLIN/OCLC: 50327477
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15469124
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f2b7270-c5d4-012f-041d-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

  • 1690: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1690. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b02b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b02b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1690). North America. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b02b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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North America.