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Maps Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system.

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Title
Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system.
Contributor Names
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
Created / Published
London : Printed for the proprietor Carington Bowles, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, [1780?]
Contents
Western hemisphere of the world, the New World or North and South America -- Eastern hemisphere of the world, the Old World or Europe, Asia and Africa.
Subject Headings
-  World maps--Early works to 1800
-  Voyages around the world--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Earth
Notes
-  Shows various expedition routes.
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Includes text and col. ill.
-  Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma -- Universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, & c. & c. -- Chart of the world according to Mercator's projection -- Selenography or a map of the moon -- Vicissitude of seasons explained -- Analemma.
-  Sectioned into 4 pieces, mounted on cloth.
-  LC copy imperfect: Margin trimmed, minor losses along top.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres each 59 cm. in diam., on sheet 106 x 130 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3200 1780 .B6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3200.ct001476
Library of Congress Control Number
2006627255
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2006627255
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2006627255&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Bowles, Carington. Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe: laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system. [London: Printed for the proprietor Carington Bowles, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, ?, 1780] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006627255/. (Accessed August 27, 2016.)

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Bowles, C. (1780) Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe: laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system. [London: Printed for the proprietor Carington Bowles, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006627255/.

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Bowles, Carington. Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe: laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system. [London: Printed for the proprietor Carington Bowles, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, ?, 1780] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2006627255/>.