A View of the World in divers projections by I. Harris.

Author
Harris, John [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed and sold by Iohn Garret, [ca 1700]
Description
  • Scales differ. (W 180°00ʹ00ʺ--E 180°00ʹ00ʺ/N 90°00ʹ00ʺ--S 90°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 5 maps on 1 sheet : hand col. ; 28 x 54 cm. and smaller on sheet 50 x 61 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • World map on an oval projection. Relief shown pictorially.
  • Includes ancillary maps of the two polar hemispheres and and a twin-hemispherical world map.
  • Includes 10 astronomical diagrams: Ptolemy's system -- Copernic system -- Tycho's system -- The face of the sun / by Fa. Kircher -- Saturn / by Mr. Hook -- Mars / by Cassini -- Jupiter / by Mr. Hook -- The face of the moon -- The sun enlightening the earth -- The sun enlightening the moon, the moon enlightening the earth.
  • Above neat line of map: This projection by equidistant meridians & parallels shews the naturall bearing, distance & proportion of countryes more exactly then that wherein ye distance of the meridians & parallels differ as they do in the stereographick projections, as may be seen above by the two smaller hemispheres.
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy is gift of Holly and Henry Wendt, Princeton Class of 1955.
References
  • Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world 585
  • Wendt, H. Envisioning the world 26
OCLC
498159663
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