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Map A map of the world on a new projection with a delineation of the various parts and phenomena of the solar system to facilitate the principles and study of geography and astronomy

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Title

  • A map of the world on a new projection with a delineation of the various parts and phenomena of the solar system to facilitate the principles and study of geography and astronomy

Names

  • Martin, Benjamin, 1705-1782, cartographer.
  • Dunn, Samuel, -1794.

Created / Published

  • London : Published by Laurie & Whittle, no. 33 Fleet Street, as the act directs, May the 12th, 1794.

Headings

  • -  Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc.--Early works to 1800
  • -  Earth (Planet)

Genre

  • World maps
  • Early maps

Notes

  • -  Includes text and astronomical diagrams.
  • -  Appears in Samuel Dunn's New atlas of the mundane system. Fourth edition. London : Laurie & Whittle, 1796.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map : hand colored ; 2 hemispheres, each 20 cm in diameter, on sheet 31 x 59 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3200 1794 .M3

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2017585681

Online Format

  • image

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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

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Chicago citation style:

Martin, Benjamin, Cartographer, and Samuel Dunn. A Map of the World on a New Projection With a Delineation of the Various Parts and Phenomena of the Solar System to Facilitate the Principles and Study of Geography and Astronomy. London: Published by Laurie & Whittle, no. 33 Fleet Street, as the act directs, May the 12th, 1794. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585681/.

APA citation style:

Martin, B. & Dunn, S. (1794) A Map of the World on a New Projection With a Delineation of the Various Parts and Phenomena of the Solar System to Facilitate the Principles and Study of Geography and Astronomy. London: Published by Laurie & Whittle, no. 33 Fleet Street, as the act directs, May the 12th. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585681/.

MLA citation style:

Martin, Benjamin, Cartographer, and Samuel Dunn. A Map of the World on a New Projection With a Delineation of the Various Parts and Phenomena of the Solar System to Facilitate the Principles and Study of Geography and Astronomy. London: Published by Laurie & Whittle, no. 33 Fleet Street, as the act directs, May the 12th, 1794. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017585681/>.