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Map A new map of the terraqueous globe according to the ancient discoveries and most general divisions of it into continents and oceans

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Title

  • A new map of the terraqueous globe according to the ancient discoveries and most general divisions of it into continents and oceans

Names

  • Wells, Edward, 1667-1727, cartographer.
  • Burghers, Michael, 1647 or 1648-1727, engraver.
  • Wells, Edward, 1667-1727. 1718.

Created / Published

  • [London] : [Printed for William Churchill], [1718?]

Headings

  • -  Geography, Ancient--Early works to 1800--Maps
  • -  Earth (Planet)

Genre

  • World maps
  • Early maps

Notes

  • -  Includes illustrations, notes, and list of abbreviations.
  • -  Includes "I" underneath dedication, which is present in editions of the atlas published from 1718 onward.
  • -  LC copy has all margins trimmed. Right and left margins ragged. Red bordered label with manuscript "591/1" on upper left corner of verso.
  • -  English title and text and place names in western hemisphere. Latin place names in eastern hemisphere.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map ; 2 hemispheres, each 25 cm in diameter, on sheet 38 x 51 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3200 1718 .W4
  • G3200 1718 .W4 Copy 2. Attached information indicates it is from the 1722 edition, but map appears identical to copy 1. Manuscript "J" in upper and lower left corners. On sheet 45 x 58 cm, untrimmed. Red bordered label with manuscript "285/1" on upper left corner of verso.

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2017585656

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Wells, Edward, Cartographer, Michael Burghers, and Edward Wells. A New Map of the Terraqueous Globe According to the Ancient Discoveries and Most General Divisions of It Into Continents and Oceans. [London: Printed for William Churchill, ?, 1718] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585656/.

APA citation style:

Wells, E., Burghers, M. & Wells, E. (1718) A New Map of the Terraqueous Globe According to the Ancient Discoveries and Most General Divisions of It Into Continents and Oceans. [London: Printed for William Churchill, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585656/.

MLA citation style:

Wells, Edward, Cartographer, Michael Burghers, and Edward Wells. A New Map of the Terraqueous Globe According to the Ancient Discoveries and Most General Divisions of It Into Continents and Oceans. [London: Printed for William Churchill, ?, 1718] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017585656/>.