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Virginia, Marylandia et Carolina in America Septentrionali Britannorum Industria Excultæ

repræsentatæ à Ioh. Bapt. Homann, S.C.M. Geog. Norimbergae
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Map; Online
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 57 cm.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:2,125,000].
Published
[Nuremberg : Homann, ca. 1714]
Language
Place names predominantly in Latin and English
Notes
  • Also covers Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, western Long Island, southwestern Connecticut, and portions of adjacent areas.
  • Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Scale: Milliaria Germanica
  • According to Cumming and DeVorsey, this map first appeard in Homann's Atlas Novus, 1714, and afterwards in a number of atlases throughout the century. Versions appearing after 1730 or so have the phrase "Cum Privilegio Sac. Caes. majest." added below "Norimbergae" in the cartouche.
  • Elaborate cartouche.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Area Table 75 1714 Homann Copy 1: Imperfect: contains several small wormholes and the lower margin is chipped; verdigris show-through on verso. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Area Table 75 1714 Homann Copy 2: Minimal staining in lower left margin. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: G3870 1714 .H6: Imperfect: Staining and damage with image loss at upper left corner. All edges trimmed to the border; mounted on linen.
Cited in
Cumming and DeVorsey, Southeast in early maps, 3rd ed. rev. and enlarged, 1998, no. 156, Plate 46.
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Area Table 75 1714 Homann
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Area Table 75 1714 Homann
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G3870 1714 .H6