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TitleTo the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in [th]e County of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c., this map of North America according to [th]e newest and most exact observations is most humbly dedicated by your Lordships most humble servant Herman Moll, geographer
Variant TitleMap of North America
SubjectNorth America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Caribean Area--Maps--Early works to 1800
Cod fisheries--Newfoundland and Labrador
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:10 000 000] (W 117°--W 5°/N 75°--N 5°). Hand coloured. Compass rose. Prime meridian London. Decorative title cartouche. Shows prevailing winds. Relief shown pictorially. "B. Lens delin., G. Vertue sculp." (title cartouche). Includes notes. -- Illustration: "A view of a stage & also of [th]e manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land..." Includes legend. -- Insets, each with north arrow and bar scale: St. John's harbour -- Boston harbour -- New York -- Ashley & Cooper River -- Port Royal harbour -- The bay & city of [th]e Havana -- The bay of Pto. Bella -- La Vera Cruz -- Cartagena harbour and forts -- The port of Acapulco.
CreatorMoll, Herman, d. 1732
Place of Publication[London]
PublisherPrinted for I. Bowles... and T. Bowles
Dimensions of Original56 x 94 cm
ContributorsLens, Bernard, 1682-1740
Vertue, George, 1684-1756
Location DepictedNorth America
Caribean Area
Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Time Period18th Century
Notes"Sold by H. Moll over against Deverux Court in [th]e Strand. Printed for I. Bowles Print & Map seller at the Black Horse in Cornhill and T. Bowles Print and Mapseller next to the Chapter house in St. Pauls Church yard, and over against Devereux Court, without Temple Bar. And by P. Overton Map and Printseller near St. Dunstans Church Fleetstreet and by John King at the Globe in the Poultry" (top edge center).
Local Call NumberG 3300 1720 M6 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0134
RelationHas another edition: different colours and imprint, record number CNS-M0079.
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
High ResolutionRight click link to download jpeg (3.09 MB) -- Right click link to download tif file (27.2 MB)
CONTENTdm file name154.jpg
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