A new & correct map of the whole world : shewing ye situation of its principal parts. Viz the oceans, kingdoms, rivers, capes, ports, mountains, woods, trade-winds, monsoons, variation of ye compass, climats, &c. With the most remarkable tracks of the bold attempts which have been made to find out the North East & North West Passages / by Herman Moll, geographer, 1719.

Author
Moll, Herman, d. 1732 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : [J. Bowles, 1709-1720]
Description
  • Mercator proj. ǂc (W 180°00ʹ00ʺ--E 180°00ʹ00ʺ/N 90°00ʹ00ʺ--S 60°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; hand col. ; 70 x 118 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
  • Maps—Arctic regions—1719
  • World maps—1719
Notes
  • Title from decorative cartouche.
  • World map showing trade winds and monsoons with Australia as New Holland joined to N. Guinea and the east coast unmapped. Relief shown pictorially.
  • Sold by H. Moll ... over against Devereux-Court, between Temple Bar and St. Clement's Church in the Strand ; Sold by I. King at the Globe in the Poultrey near Stocks Market ; Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill and Tho. Bowles in St. Paul's Church Yard.
  • Insets: This chart is to shew ye degrees of the variation of ye compass as they were observed in ye year of 1700 in ye Atlantick and Indian Ocean -- The North Pole.
  • Includes explanation, advertisement and a scale of English leagues.
  • Plate no. 2 from: The world described, or, a new and correct sett of maps / Herman Moll. London : J. Bowles, [1709-1720].
  • Historic Maps copy 2 has continents outlined in color.
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy is 1 gift of estate of N. B. Fox, Class of 1899.
References
Phillips 554
Other title(s)
New and correct map of the whole world
OCLC
60357740
Other views
Staff view

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