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To the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Peterborow and Monmouth, &c. This map of Africa : according to ye newest and most exact observations

is most Humbly Dedicated by your Lordship's most Humble Servant H. Moll Geographer.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map col. ; 58 x 96 cm. on sheet 61 x 106 cm.
Variant title
This map of Africa
Map of Africa
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:11,500,000]
Published
[London] : Printed for Ino. Bowles Print and Map Seller at the Black Horse in Cornhill, Tho. Bowles Print and Mapseller next to the Chapter house in St. Pauls Church yard, by Philip Overton Map and Printseller near St. Dunstans Church Fleetstreet, and by John King at ye Globe in ye Poultry, [ca. 1730]
Notes
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridians: London and Ferro Island.
Moll's name, which was present in earlier versions, does not appear in this imprint, part of which appears to have been re-printed over an earlier erasure.
Insets: Cape Coast Castle on ye Gold Coast of Guinea -- James Fort on the Island of St. Helena -- Fort of Good Hope -- AA prospect of the Cape of Good Hope
Shows seasonal prevailing winds.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: "Africa" is handwritten upside-down in brown ink near the bottom of the map.
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