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A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America : containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina

Title
A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America : containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina / according to the newest and most exact observations by Herman Moll, geographer.
Author
Moll, Herman, -1732.
Publication
[London] : Printed and sold by Tho. Bowles next ye Chapter House in St Pauls Church-yard, John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill, and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market, 1715 [i.e. 1731]
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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 01-5347Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
south sheet onlyCartographicSupervised use Map Div. 18-593 south sheet onlySchwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
north sheetCartographicSupervised use Map Div. 96-7691 north sheetSchwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
south sheetCartographicSupervised use Map Div. 96-7691 south sheetSchwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map on 2 sheets : hand col.; 100 x 61 cm., sheets 53 x 64 cm. and 53 x 63 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Subject
Note
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • "To the honourable Walter Dowglass Esqr., constituted Captain General and Chief Governor of all ye Leeward Islands in America by her late Majesty Queen Anne in ye year 1711, this map is most humbly dedicated by your most humble servant Herman Moll, Geogr. 1715."
  • Prime meridian: London.
  • Outline color.
  • Imprint date from Stevens & Tree's Comparative cartography, 55c.
  • Includes descriptive text.
  • Insets: A view of ye industry of ye beavers of Canada ... the cataract of Niagara ... -- A draught of ye town and harbour of Charles-town -- A map of the principal part of North America -- A map of the improved part of Carolina with the settlements &c. -- ... South part of Carolina and the east part of Florida ...
Indexed In (note)
  • Phillips. Maps of America,
  • Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps,
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Call Number
Map Div. 96-7691
LCCN
gm 71005441
Author
Moll, Herman, -1732.
Title
A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America : containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina / according to the newest and most exact observations by Herman Moll, geographer.
Imprint
[London] : Printed and sold by Tho. Bowles next ye Chapter House in St Pauls Church-yard, John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill, and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market, 1715 [i.e. 1731]
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:3,600,000] (W 85°--W 54°/N 55°--N 30°).
Indexed In:
Phillips. Maps of America, p. 568
Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, 158, E
Additional Formats
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Local Note
NYPL copy in Map Div. 96-7691: John H. Levine Bequest.
NYPL copy in Map Div. 01-5347 mounted on cloth as 1 sheet.
NYPL copy in Map Div. 18-593: Emmet Collection. South sheet only; north half lacking.
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Added Author
Bowles, Thomas, -1767.
Bowles, John, 1701-1779.
John H. Levine Bequest.
Emmet Collection. 4016
Added Title
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 96-7691 [Levine]
Map Div. 01-5347 [Filed with North America, 1715, 1 sheet]
Map Div. 18-593 [Filed with North America, 1731, south sheet only]
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