Item Details

Print View

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea : with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place

According to ye newest and most exact observations, by Herman Moll, Geographer.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : col., 59 x 102 cm. on sheet 61 x 108 cm.
Variant title
Map of the West Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:5,500,000].
Published
[London] : Printed for Tho. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill ; Sold by H. Moll and by I. King of ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market. [ca. 1730]
Notes
Relief shown pictorially.
Dedication: "To Wil. Paterson esq; this map of the West-Indies &c. is most Humbly Dedicated by Her: Moll Geographer. "
Shows the West Indies, Central America and the portions of Mexico & North & South America bordering the Gulf of Mexico.
Insets: La Vera Cruz -- A draught of the Bay & City of Havana -- The Bay of Porto Bella -- A draught of St. Augustin and its harbour -- --A draught of ye citty of Cartagena, its harbour & forts.
Pictorial inset: The city of Mexico in New Spain.
Includes historical notes.
Alphabetized explanation list of places.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: "West Indies" hand written in brown ink on verso. Has several taped repairs.
Technical details
  • Staff View