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Modern geography: or all known countries in the world. : Laid down from the latest observations and discoveries, communicated to the Royal Society of London and Academy of Sciences at Paris. To which is added the geography of the ancient world, showing in ...

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Modern geography: or all known countries in the world. : Laid down from the latest observations and discoveries, communicated to the Royal Society of London and Academy of Sciences at Paris. To which is added the geography of the ancient world, showing in ...
Additional title: [Added title:] Collection of maps usually bound as part of A new general atlas
Additional title: [Spine title:] John Senex atlas
Additional title: [Spine title:] Senex maps
Names
Senex, John, -1740 (Engraver)
Collection

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

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1708 - 1725 (Inferred)
Place: London
Publisher: J. Senex
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6042 [LHS 318; atlas cases]
Topics
Atlases, British
Early maps
Geography, Ancient
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Lacks a t.p.
Citation/reference: ESTC N62836
Citation/reference: Phillips 550
Date: Some maps have dates from 1708 to 1725, and some maps are without dates.
Content: Copy in Map Div. includes "A catalogue of the maps as they are placed in this book" (1 leaf) and "A catalogue of globes, maps, & c. made by the late John Senex ... and continue to be sold by his widow, Mary Senex ..." (1 leaf) inserted.
Content: Copy in Map Div. cataloged in NYPL Dictionary catalog of the Map Division under the title: [Collection of maps usually bound as part of A new general atlas engraved or revised by J. Senex]
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6042 has spine title: John Senex atlas.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6042 includes "A catalogue of globes and maps made and sold by John Senex, fellow of the Royal Society."
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6042: [50] leaves (4 folded) : 31 hand col. maps ; 70 cm.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6057 has spine title: Senex maps.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6057: [54] folded leaves : 34 maps (most hand col.) ; 70 x 32 cm.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6057 includes handwritten contents list in ink on front paste-down endpaper. Three Moll maps listed, no. 7, 10, and 11, are wanting. No. 8 bound between no. 4 and 5.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6057 has pasted on back paste-down endpaper "A catalogue of globes, maps, & c. made by the late John Senex F.R.S. and continue to be sold by his widow, Mary Senex, at the Globe ..."
Physical Description
Extent: 34 maps (33 col.) on 34 leaves (some folded). ; 69 cm.
Description
A collection of Senex's sheet maps bound together.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 16948217
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13654254
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 83897600-c5d3-012f-ea10-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1708: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Modern geography: or all known countries in the world. " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1708 - 1725. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83897600-c5d3-012f-ea10-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Modern geography: or all known countries in the world. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83897600-c5d3-012f-ea10-58d385a7bc34

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1708 - 1725). Modern geography: or all known countries in the world. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83897600-c5d3-012f-ea10-58d385a7bc34

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Modern geography: or all known countries in the world.