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Africa: Corrected From the Observations of the Royal Society at London and Paris

By Iohn Senex F.R.S.
Map; Online
[London : John Senex, after 1728]
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 11,500,000] (E 030⁰--E 070⁰/N 35⁰--S 30⁰).
1 map : col.; 69 x 98 cm. on sheet 73 x 100 cm.
  • 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.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Imperfect: partial and complete separations along old fold lines.
Cited in
Shirley, R. Maps in the atlases of the British Library, T:SEN-1d, Map 5.
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G8200 1714 .S45 1728