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Title
New Map of the Terraqueous Globe according to the Ancient Discoveries and most general Divisions of it into Continents and Oceans
Creator
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727, creator
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727, cartographer
Burghers, M
Contributor
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1695
1696
1697
1698
1699
1700
1701
1702
1703
1704
1705
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "Shows all the American Continent, with the North-West Coast reaching above California, which is represented as an island." On North America, "This Continent with the adjoining Islands is generally supposed to have been Anciently unknown thought there are not wanting some, who will have even the Continent its self to be no other than the Insula Atlantis of the Ancients." Kashnor dates as 1698, Shirley dates 1700-01. This is the first world map in Wells' atlas, see 105:270 for another copy. 093:198M is the second similar map from the same atlas, per Shirley. Cartouche of Britannia and coat-of-arms. Vignette of Radcliffe Camera of Oxford, student and teacher, sailing ships at new lands. . Prime meridian: London. Relief: no. Graphic Scale: No. Projection: Dual Hemisphere. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Other Features: CartoucheVignettes. References: Shirley 608, BM Maps, Vol. 15, col 33 38e.1; Phillips 531; Wagner 467.. Verso Text: Ms. 47.
Extent
1 map ; 37 x 51 cm., sheet 43 x 53 cm.
Identifier
093:047 M
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/40
Language
English
Subject
World maps--Early works to 1800
Time Period
1700
Place
World
W 180°
E 180°/N 90°
S 90°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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