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South America: Corrected From the Observation Com[m]unicated to the Royal Society's of London & Paris

By Iohn Senex, at the Globe against St. Dunstans Church Fleetstreet
Map; Online
[London : John Senex, ca. 1728]
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:9,000,000].
1 map ; 97 x 65 cm. on sheet 99 x 68 cm.
  • Earlier versions of the map carried the names of John Senex and John Maxwell. Statements of responsibility have been erased and overprinted to remove Maxwell's name.
  • "Engrav'd by Iohn Senex".
  • Decorative title cartouche with figures symbolising the continent.
  • H. Hulsbergh Sculp. -- Cartouche.
  • The southern portion of the Atlantic Ocean is labeled "The Ethiopic Ocean."
  • Dedication: To Edmund Halley. LLD. Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford and Fellow of the Royal Society. This map from his own discoveries in gratefull acknowledgment of his readyassistance to encourage this designe is humbly dedicated by I. Senex.
  • Shows boundaries, exploratory ship routes, rivers, forests and principal settlements, with notes.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Number "7" is handwritten in brown ink on verso.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: several lengthy fold separations.
Cited in
Shirley, R. Maps in the atlases of the British Library, T:SEN-1d, Map 7.
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G5200 1710 .S45 1728