Map Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas : being a book of maratime (sic) charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most of the known parts of the world : with the true course and distances from one place to anot., gathered from the latest discoveries that hath been made, by divers[e], able and experienced navigators of our English nation, accommodated with an hidrographical (sic) description of the whole world &c. Sea-atlas, containing an hydrographical description of the sea-coasts of most of the known parts of the world

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Title
Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas : being a book of maratime (sic) charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most of the known parts of the world : with the true course and distances from one place to anot., gathered from the latest discoveries that hath been made, by divers[e], able and experienced navigators of our English nation, accommodated with an hidrographical (sic) description of the whole world &c.
Other Title
Sea-atlas, containing an hydrographical description of the sea-coasts of most of the known parts of the world
Contributor Names
Thornton, John, 1641-1708.
Created / Published
London : John Thornton, [1700?]
Subject Headings
-  Pilot guides--Early works to 1800
-  Coasts--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Earth
Genre
Early maps
World atlases
Nautical charts
Notes
-  Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Depths shown by soundings on some maps.
-  Engraved title page.
-  Phillips, 3455
-  Includes "Mapp of the world" on engraved title page.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Accompanied by manuscript note from the dealer, Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles dated Nov. 4, 1909 (on sheet 26 x 21 cm., folded in pocket inside front cover) with details regarding other versions of this atlas.
-  LC copy imperfect: Mediterranean Sea map (plate 8) torn vertically along right fold.
Medium
1 atlas ([2], 10 p., [25] double leaves of plates) : maps (some folded) ; 47 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G1059 .T4 1700
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3201pm.gct00234
Library of Congress Control Number
2010592349
Online Format
online text
image
Description
Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Depths shown by soundings on some maps. Engraved title page. Phillips, 3455 Includes "Mapp of the world" on engraved title page. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by manuscript note from the dealer, Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles dated Nov. 4, 1909 (on sheet 26 x 21 cm., folded in pocket inside front cover) with details regarding other versions of this atlas. LC copy imperfect: Mediterranean Sea map (plate 8) torn vertically along right fold.
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Thornton, John. [Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas: being a book of maratime sic charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most of the known parts of the world: with the true course and distances from one place to anot., gathered from the latest discoveries that hath been made, by diverse, able and experienced navigators of our English nation, accommodated with an hidrographical sic description of the whole world &c]. [London: John Thornton, ?, 1700] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010592349/. (Accessed June 29, 2017.)

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Thornton, J. (1700) [Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas: being a book of maratime sic charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most of the known parts of the world: with the true course and distances from one place to anot., gathered from the latest discoveries that hath been made, by diverse, able and experienced navigators of our English nation, accommodated with an hidrographical sic description of the whole world &c]. [London: John Thornton, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010592349/.

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Thornton, John. [Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas: being a book of maratime sic charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most of the known parts of the world: with the true course and distances from one place to anot., gathered from the latest discoveries that hath been made, by diverse, able and experienced navigators of our English nation, accommodated with an hidrographical sic description of the whole world &c]. [London: John Thornton, ?, 1700] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2010592349/>.