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Africa : corrected from the observations of the Royal Society at London and Paris

By Iohn Senex F.R.S.
Online; Map
1 map : col.; 69 x 98 cm. on sheet 73 x 100 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 11,500,000]
(E 030⁰--E 070⁰/N 35⁰--S 30⁰).
[London : John Senex, after 1728]
Published after 1728, when Senex became a Fellow of the Royal Society. Published ca. 1714 with attribution to Senex and John Maxwell.
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows boundaries, rivers, forests and principal settlements, with tents symbolising areas inhabited by nomads, and notes.
Prime meridian: London.
Dedication: To Sr. Isaac Newton Kt. President of the Royal Society and Master of her Majesties Mints. This map is dedicated by his most obedient and most humble servant. I. Senex.
"Drawn & Engrav'd by I. Senex."
Number "5" is handwritten in brown ink on verso.
Cited in
Shirley, R. Maps in the atlases of the British Library, T:SEN-1d, Map 5.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Imperfect: partial and complete separations along old fold lines.
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