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A new sett of maps both of antient and present geography : wherein not only the latitude and longitude of many places are corrected according to the latest observations, but also the most remarkable differences of antient and present geography may be quickly discern'd by a bare inspection or comparing of correspondent maps, which seems to be the most natural and easy method to lead young students (for whose use the work is principally intended) unto a competent knowledge of the geographical science : together with a geographical treatise particularly adapted to the use and design of these maps

Title
A new sett of maps both of antient and present geography : wherein not only the latitude and longitude of many places are corrected according to the latest observations, but also the most remarkable differences of antient and present geography may be quickly discern'd by a bare inspection or comparing of correspondent maps, which seems to be the most natural and easy method to lead young students (for whose use the work is principally intended) unto a competent knowledge of the geographical science : together with a geographical treatise particularly adapted to the use and design of these maps / by Edward Wells, M.A. and student of Christ-Church, Oxon.
Author
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727.
Publication
Oxford : Printed at the Theater, 1700.

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Details

Additional Authors
Sheldonian Theatre.
Description
1 atlas ([43] leaves (2 folded)) : 41 maps; 53 x 69 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
  • Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 313.
Subjects
Note
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Preliminary leaf with t.p. also includes "A catalogue of the maps which compose this new sett."
  • Treatise on folded leaves under heading Tabula geographica = A geographical table.
  • "Imprimatur, Gu. Paynter, vice-can., Oxon., Sept. 28, 1700."
Indexed In (note)
  • Phillips
Language (note)
  • Primarily in English; placenames on some maps in Latin. Treatise and geographical tables in Latin and English.
Call Number
Map Div. 97-6038
Author
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727.
Title
A new sett of maps both of antient and present geography : wherein not only the latitude and longitude of many places are corrected according to the latest observations, but also the most remarkable differences of antient and present geography may be quickly discern'd by a bare inspection or comparing of correspondent maps, which seems to be the most natural and easy method to lead young students (for whose use the work is principally intended) unto a competent knowledge of the geographical science : together with a geographical treatise particularly adapted to the use and design of these maps / by Edward Wells, M.A. and student of Christ-Church, Oxon.
Imprint
Oxford : Printed at the Theater, 1700.
Cartographic Data
Scales differ.
Indexed In:
Phillips 531
Language
Primarily in English; placenames on some maps in Latin. Treatise and geographical tables in Latin and English.
Local Note
NYPL copy imperfect: map numbers 11, 20, and 32 lacking.
NYPL copy loosely end-bound with original paper-board covers.
NYPL copy has inscription in ink inside front cover: Martin Bowes. Inscription in ink on t.p.: [Wm. Boos?].
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Added Author
Sheldonian Theatre.
Added Title
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 313.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 97-6038 [LHS 313; atlas cases]
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