A New and Correct Map of the World laid down according to the newest discoveries, and from the most exact observations by Herman Moll, Geographer

Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection

Title: A New and Correct Map of the World laid down according to the newest discoveries, and from the most exact observations by Herman Moll, Geographer

Barcode: 4712

Creator: Bowles, Thomas (d. 1767), Moll, Herman, -1732, Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794

Date Produced: 1709

Date Published: 1709

Language: English

Dimensions: 47 x 95 cm. on sheet 63 x 101 cm.

Notes: Shows the world as a double hemisphere, annual winds and wind directions, solar equinox and ecliptic, and noted corrections over previous geography. Uses unidentified azimuthal projection. Note: "Printed for J. Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill & by T. Bowles map & print seller next to ye Chapter house in St. Paul's Church yard, and by R. Sayer map & print seller near St. Dunstan's Church Fleet Street and by John King at ye Globe in ye poultry." Dedication: "To His Most Sacred Majesty George II by the grace of God King of Great Britain France & Ireland Defender of the Faith &c. this map is humbly dedicated. " Insets: The Ptolemean Systeme; The North Pole; The Copernican Systeme; Mercury; The Appearance of the Sun; Venus; Mars; Saturn; Jupiter; The Appearance of the Moon.

Physical Description: 1 map: hand colored, illustrated, mounted on matboard

Collection/Donor: Smith

Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/4712.0001