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subject : Atlantic Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
Sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean and it's surrounding countries, is decorated with three compass roses with fleur-de-lys pointers and radiating rhumb lines.; Chart is the result of Edmund Halley's observations at the time and includes the names of all major harbors, islands, banks and shoals and was designed to show courses for ships crossing the Atlantic from Europe and Africa to North and South America and the Caribbean.
printed for James and John Knapton (etc) (publisher)
Senex, John d. 1740 (creator)
Reissue of Robert Morden's map of [1695] with changes to author, imprint, and replacement of British coat of arms with dedication to Herver.; Dedicated to: Herver Edgly Herver of Clapham.; Engraved by: I. Harris.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Senex, John, -1740. (creator)
Harris, I., -1739.; Morden, Robert, approximately 1650-1703. (contributor)
Borders of map and perimeters around land are hand colored.; Shows major sailing routes.
Printed for the proprietor Carington Bowles (publisher)
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793. (creator)
Prime meridian: Paris; Relief shown pictorially.; "19" in lower left margin.
Chez Didot (publisher)
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761.; Desbruslins, active 18th century. (contributor)
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