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A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations yt haue beene made by English or strangers, 1651.

Title
A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations yt haue beene made by English or strangers, 1651.
Author
Speed, John, 1552?-1629.
Publication
[London] : Are to be sold by Tho. Bassett in Fleet Street and Ric. Chiswell in St. Pauls Church yard, [1676]

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 02-321Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map : hand col.; 2 hemispheres each 25 cm. in diam., on sheet 41 x 54 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Alternative Title
New and accvrat map of the world
Subject
Note
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • From John Speed's Prospect of the most famous parts of the world, 1676.
  • Imprint on map indicates this is 4th state, according to Shirley.
  • Includes ancillary maps and diagrams of "The heavens and elements," "The eclipsie of the sunnie," "A figure of the spheare," and "The eclipse of the moonie," 2 celestial hemispheres, historical notes, and ill.
  • Text on verso: The general description of the world, [p.] 1-2. Signature: A. Catchword: the.
Indexed In (note)
  • Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the World,
Call Number
Map Div. 02-321
Author
Speed, John, 1552?-1629.
Title
A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations yt haue beene made by English or strangers, 1651.
Imprint
[London] : Are to be sold by Tho. Bassett in Fleet Street and Ric. Chiswell in St. Pauls Church yard, [1676]
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:100,000,000. At equator] (W 180⁰--E 180⁰/N 90⁰--S 90⁰).
Indexed In:
Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the World, 317
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Added Author
Bassett, Thomas, bookseller.
Chiswell, Richard.
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. Prospect of the most famous parts of the world.
Added Title
New and accvrat map of the world
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 02-321 [Filed with World, 1651]
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