Atlas terrestris

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Atlas terrestris
Morden, Robert (d. 1703) (Cartographer)

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


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1700 (Approximate)
Place: [London]
Publisher: Sold by Robt. Morden at ye Atlas in Cornhill,
Atlases, British
Content: Includes "A catalouge of mapps in this booke," which lists maps on p. numb. 1 to 78. The list omits an additional [page 29] map included in the atlas, "Turky in Europe," and includes some other numbering irregularities. Page no. printed on continent maps do not correspond with no. on list.
Content: First 5 maps hand col. with outline color. NN
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 308.
Content: Most maps signed Robt. Morden.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: NYPL copy includes ms. page no. in ink on some leaves.
Content: NYPL copy lacks t.p. Title, author statement, and imprint based on Phillips.
Content: NYPL copy provenance: Brookl[yn] Public Lib[rary]. Includes ownership mark and accession no. on 2nd leaf.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: This atlas is a variant of Morden's [Maps of all the known world] cited in NYPL Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, VI, p. 628.
Citation/reference: Phillips 5957
Statement of responsibility: by Robt. Morden.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 atlas (160 leaves of plates) : 79 maps (some hand col.) ; 16 cm.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 48226296
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15267116
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c2272a00-c5d3-012f-2baa-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1700: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Atlas terrestris