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A Map of the World: Corrected From the Observations Communicated to the Royal Societys of London and Paris

by Iohn Senex
Format
Map; Online
Description
1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 52.5 cm. in diam., on sheet 67 x 110 cm.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:50,000,000].
Published
London : Sold by I. Senex at the Globe against St Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, 1725.
Language
English
Notes
  • Texts in margins: The theory of the tides, from Sr. Isaac Newton's Phil. Nat. Princ. Math -- Of the quantity of vapour exhaled from the sea, of its circulation and of the cause of springs. Extracted from a discourse ... writ by Dr. Ed. Halley -- An attempt to assigne the physical cause of the trade winds and monsoon, by Dr. Ed. Halley.
  • California is shown as an island.
  • Dedication to Rt. Hon. Richard Boyle appears in a decorative cartouche, H. Hulsbergh, Sc., below the title.
  • "Drawn & engraved by Iohn Senex" -- right-hand hemisphere just above the South Pole.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. With several marginal tears.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

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G3200 1725 .S45