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Title
A new & correct map of the whole world : showing the situation of its principal parts, viz. the oceans, kingdoms, rivers, capes, ports, mountains, woods, trade winds, monsoons, variation of the compass, climats, &c with the most remarkable tracks of the bold attempts which have been made to find out the North East and North West Passages the projection of this map is call'd Mercator's the design is to make it useful both for land and sea and it is laid down with all possible care, according to the newest and most exact observations / by Herman Moll, Geographer
Creator
Moll, Herman, -1732, cartographer
Contributor
Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Date Created and/or Issued
1719
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Gift of Mrs. Homer Cotty, November 1991. Note the "Advertisement" with particularly damning review of Moses Pitt's new English Atlas. Cartouche: Figures Submaps: North Pole; Trade Winds. MS note: gmsd $25.00. Prime meridian: London. Relief: pictorial. Projection: Mercator. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS notes: yvx4 15-.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map ; hand col. ; 70 x 119 cm., sheet 74 x 122 cm.
Identifier
493935
456537
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/4011
Language
English
Subject
World maps--Early works to 1800
Time Period
1719
Place
World
W 180°
E 180°/N 75°
S 60°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library

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