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New England: The Most Remarqueable Parts Thus Named by the High and Mighty Prince Charles, Nowe King of Great Britaine

observed and described by Captayn John Smith
Format
Map; Online
Description
1 map : b&w ; 30 x 36 cm.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:1,110,000]
Published
London : Printed by Iames Reeue, [ca. 1635]
Language
English
Notes
  • Bust of John Smith left upper corner, with inscription underneath: "These are the Lines that shew thy Face; but those that shew thy Grace and Glory, brighter bee:..."
  • According to Burden, this variant is state 9, issued 1635 or later, as part of Historia Mundi.
  • Simon Passaeus Sculpsit.
  • Council of New England arms in center of map.
  • School of fish off Cape Cod, River Charles extended to west edge of map.
  • Text below compass rose: "He that desyres to know more of the Estate of new England lett him read a new Book of the prospecte of new England...
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: Map is torn below the cartouch, with some loss of text. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
Cited in
Burden, P.D., Mapping of North America 1511-1670, no. 187, p. 226-228.
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Area Table 74 1616 Smith 1635