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 six maps the Grecian and Roman Empires ... and in another map those parts of Africa which serve to illustrate ecclesiastic history

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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 six maps the Grecian and Roman Empires ... and in another map those parts of Africa which serve to illustrate ecclesiastic history
Names
Senex, John, -1740 (Cartographer)
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. 97-6057 [LHS 333; atlas cases]
Topics
Early maps
Geography, Ancient
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: A collection of Senex's sheet maps bound together.
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 ..."
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6057 has spine title: Senex maps.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6057 includes handwritten contents list 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: [54] folded leaves : 34 maps (most hand col.) ; 70 x 32 cm.
Content: Copy in Map Div. cataloged in retrospective catalog 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. includes "A catalogue of the maps as they are placed in this book" (1 l.) and "A catalogue of globes, maps, & c. made by the late John Senex ... and continue to be sold by his widow, Mary Senex" (1 l.) inserted.
Content: Lacks a t.p.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 318 ; 333.
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Date: Some maps have dates from 1708 to 1725, and some maps are without dates.
Content: Title based on Phillips 550.
Citation/reference: ESTC N62836
Citation/reference: NYPL. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, IX, p. 109
Citation/reference: Phillips 550
Physical Description
Extent: 34 maps (33 col.) on 54 fold. leaves. 69 x 29 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 16948217
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13654254
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e059c2e0-c5d3-012f-9f61-58d385a7bc34
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  • 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/e059c2e0-c5d3-012f-9f61-58d385a7bc34

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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. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e059c2e0-c5d3-012f-9f61-58d385a7bc34

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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/e059c2e0-c5d3-012f-9f61-58d385a7bc34

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Modern geography: or all known countries in the world.