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North America : corrected from the observations communicated to the Royal Society at London, and the Royal Academy at Paris

By Iohn Senex, 1710 ; John Senex, sculpt.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : hand-col. ; 96 x 66 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:9,000,000].
Published
[London? : John Senex?, 1710?]
Notes
Relief shown pictorially.
Senex is the only name recorded in the statement of responsibility, and F.R.S. is not present. (Senex was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1727.)
Dedication: To the Honorable Anthony Hammond Esq. One of the Commissioners of Her Majties. Navy this Map is humbly dedicated and presented by his obliged servant.
Decorative title cartouche in upper left corner, with coat of arms below it. Four scales in lower left corner.
Imprint is not present.
Shows boundaries, rivers, forests and principal settlements, with notes.
Text passages include: "The Long River, or Dead River was discovered lately by the Baron Lahontan" ..." and "A lake of salt water ..."
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Area Table 7 1710 Senex: Imperfect, with stains and foxing; mounted on linen. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Area Table 7 1710 Senex 1727: Later variant, with statement of responsibility "By Iohn Senex, F.R.S., 1710." Imperfect: Discolored, and broken at folds.
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