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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
Map; Online
Description
1 map : hand-col. ; 96 x 66 cm.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:9,000,000].
Published
[London? : John Senex?, 1710?]
Language
English
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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Area Table 7 1710 Senex
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Area Table 7 1710 Senex 1727