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Scientia terrarum et coelorum, or, The heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : containing the most curious & useful particulars in the solar, starry & mundane systems, faithfully enumerated & delineated according to the latest discoveries

Title
Scientia terrarum et coelorum, or, The heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : containing the most curious & useful particulars in the solar, starry & mundane systems, faithfully enumerated & delineated according to the latest discoveries / by S. Dunn.
Author
Dunn, Samuel, -1794.
Publication
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, no. 53 in Fleet Street ..., 20th November 1772.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 76-2542Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map on 4 sheets : hand col.; 2 hemispheres each 59 cm. in diam., on 110 x 129 cm., sheets 55 x 65 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Alternative Title
Heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and displayed
Subjects
Note
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Map shows boundaries, rivers, mountain chains and principal settlements with exploration routes across the oceans.
  • Ferro meridian.
  • Segments of map separately titled: Western hemisphere or the New World by Mr. d'Anville with the new discoveries and several additions -- Eastern hemisphere or the Old World by Mr. d'Anville with the new discoveries and several additions.
  • Includes notes and diagrams about tides, planets, dialing using a globe, scales, geographical definitions, solar eclipses.
  • Ancillary maps and charts, clockwise from top left: The Solar System -- The Northern Hemisphere -- The Southern Hemisphere -- An astronomical latitude & longitude analemma -- The Analemma -- The vicissitude of the seasons explained -- Selenography or a map of the Moon ... -- A chart of the world according to Mercator's projection ...
Call Number
Map Div. 76-2542
Author
Dunn, Samuel, -1794.
Title
Scientia terrarum et coelorum, or, The heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : containing the most curious & useful particulars in the solar, starry & mundane systems, faithfully enumerated & delineated according to the latest discoveries / by S. Dunn.
Imprint
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, no. 53 in Fleet Street ..., 20th November 1772.
Cartographic Data
Scale [1:42,500,000. At equator] (W 180⁰--E 180⁰/N 90⁰--S 90⁰).
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Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794. Publisher
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782.
Added Title
Heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and displayed
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 76-2542
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