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?t=t&id=1630696 A new sett of maps both of antient and present geography : wherein not only the latitude and longitude of many places are corrected according to the latest observations, but also the most remarkable differences of antient and present geography may be quic
Depicts : 1700
41 maps (24 maps rectified 59%)
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Biblio Record : 7143148
Cartographer : Wells, Edward
Catnyp : b6781258
Class : Map Div. 97-6038[LHS 313; atlas cases]
Collection : Early Middle Atlantic Maps
Date Published : 1700
Main Title : A new sett of maps both of antient and present geography : wherein not only the latitude and longitude of many places are corrected according to the latest observations, but also the most remarkable differences of antient and present geography may be quickly discern'd by a bare inspection or comparing of correspondent maps, which seems to be the most natural and easy method to lead young students (for whose use the work is principally intended) unto a competent knowledge of the geographical science : together with a geographical treatise particularly adapted to the use and design of these maps / by Edward Wells, M.A. and student of Christ-Church, Oxon.
Map Scale : Scales differ.
Note : "Imprimatur, Gu. Paynter, vice-can., Oxon., Sept. 28, 1700."
Note : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 313.
Note : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Note : NYPL copy has inscription in ink inside front cover: Martin Bowes. Inscription in ink on t.p.: [Wm. Boos?].
Note : NYPL copy imperfect: map numbers 11, 20, and 32 lacking.
Note : NYPL copy loosely end-bound with original paper-board covers.
Note : Preliminary leaf with t.p. also includes "A catalogue of the maps which compose this new sett."
Note : Relief shown pictorially.
Note : Treatise on folded leaves under heading Tabula geographica = A geographical table.
Physical Desc : 1 atlas ([43] leaves (2 folded)) : 41 maps ; 53 x 69 cm.
Place Of Publication : Oxford :
Publisher : Printed at the Theater,
Publisher : Sheldonian Theatre
Scale Category : a
Scale Type : 0
Standard Ref : Phillips 531
Subject : Atlases, British --vEarly works to 1800
Subject : Geography, Ancient --vMaps --vEarly works to 1800
Subject : Maps in education --zEngland --vEarly works to 1800
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