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To the Right Honourable, Charles Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton; One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State; &C. This Map of South America, According to the Newest and Most Exact Observations, Is Most Humbly Dedicated

by your Lordship's most Humble Servant Herman Moll Geographer
Map; Online
[London] : Printed for H. Moll over against Devereux Court near Temple Bar, I. Bowles Print and Map seller at the Black Horse in Cornhill, T. Bowles Print & Map seller next to the Chapter house in St Pauls Church yard. And by P. Overton Map and Print seller near St Dunstans Church Fleetstreet. And by John King Print & Map seller at the Globe in the Poultry, [ca. 1730]
Variant Title
This map of South America ...
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:11,000,000]
1 map : col. ; 58 x 96 cm. on sheet 61 x 106 cm.
  • "B. Lens delin. G. Vertue sculpt."
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Prime meridian: London.
  • Inset: Potosi...
  • Note: The world is in nothing more scandalously imposed upon, than by maps put out by ignorant pretenders...NB that ye projection of these maps is also notorioiusly false.
  • Shows direction of prevailing winds.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. "South America" written in brown ink on verso. Has several old tape repairs.
Cited in
Shirley, R. Maps in the atlases of the British Library, T.MOLL-4a, Map 11.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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G5200 1712 .M6 1730