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The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps: shewing the kingdoms and states in all the known parts of the earth, with the principal cities, and most considerable towns in the world ...

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Title
The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps: shewing the kingdoms and states in all the known parts of the earth, with the principal cities, and most considerable towns in the world ...
Names
Moll, Herman, -1732 (Cartographer)
Bowles, Thomas, 1694-1773 (Bookseller)
Collection

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

Atlases

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1736 (Questionable)
Place: London
Publisher: ... Sold ... by Tho. Bowles, print and map-seller in St. Paul's-Churchyard
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6053 [LHS 329; atlas cases]
Topics
Atlases, British
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Date based on latest dated map, map of London, bound near end. NN
Citation/reference: Variant of Phillips 554
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 329.
Content: NYPL copy includes ms. contents list on prelim. leaf.
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: T.p. lacking; title and imprint from trimmed publisher's broadside pasted on front paste-down endpaper. NN
Statement of responsibility: ... by Herman Moll, geographer ...
Physical Description
Extent: 1 atlas (65 leaves (most folded)) : 31 maps (most hand col.) ; 65 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 49408613
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15369994
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec38d3e0-c5d3-012f-82c7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1736: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. " The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1736. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec38d3e0-c5d3-012f-82c7-58d385a7bc34

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. " The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec38d3e0-c5d3-012f-82c7-58d385a7bc34

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1736). The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec38d3e0-c5d3-012f-82c7-58d385a7bc34

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 The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps