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Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs

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Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs
Additional title: Atlas maritimus, or, A book of charts
Names
Darby, John (1624 or 5-1704 ) (Printer)
Seller, John (fl. 1658-1698) (Cartographer)
Collection

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

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1675
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by John Darby for the author, and are to be sold at his shop at the Hermitage in Wapping,
Topics
Nautical charts
Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "Cum privilegio Regis."
Content: [2] p. mentioned in collation include copyright statement of King Charles II, preface, and introduction.
Content: Depths shown by soundings on some charts.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 315.
Content: Maps include ill. with decorative cartouches, compass roses, and coats of arms. Added t.p. includes ports.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: NYPL copy in Map Div. 97-6040: Bound in board covers.
Content: NYPL copy in Map Div. 97-6040: Has maps numb. by hand in ink, from 1 to 20, on upper right corner of each verso. Map no. [18] lacking.
Content: NYPL copy in Map Div. 97-6239: Incomplete, in loose sheets. 17 maps.
Citation/reference: Phillips 4154
Citation/reference: Phillips 487
Statement of responsibility: by John Seller, hydrographer to the King.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 atlas ([2], 4 p., [40] leaves of plates) : 20 maps ; 45 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 47829715
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15114251
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dcfb53b0-c5d3-012f-07c7-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1675: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The New York Public Library. "Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1675. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dcfb53b0-c5d3-012f-07c7-58d385a7bc34

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The New York Public Library. "Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dcfb53b0-c5d3-012f-07c7-58d385a7bc34

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The New York Public Library. (1675). Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dcfb53b0-c5d3-012f-07c7-58d385a7bc34

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Atlas maritimus, or, The sea-atlas : being a book of maritime charts describing the sea-coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks, and dangers, the bays, roads, harbors, rivers and ports, in most of the known parts of the world : collected from the latest and best discoveries that have been made by divers able and experienced navigators of our English nation : accommodated with a hydrographical description of the whole world, shewing the chief cities, towns, and places of trade and commerce, with the nature of the commodities and merchandizes of each country, very useful for merchants and all other persons concerned in maritime affairs