Map Scientia terrarum et coelorum : or, the heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : containing the most curious & useful particulars in the solar starry & mundane systems, faithfully enumerated & delineated according to the latest discoveries Heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd

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Title
Scientia terrarum et coelorum : or, the heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd : containing the most curious & useful particulars in the solar starry & mundane systems, faithfully enumerated & delineated according to the latest discoveries
Other Title
Heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd
Contributor Names
Dunn, Samuel, -1794, cartographer.
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784,
Created / Published
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, no. 53 in Fleet Street, [1772]
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc.--Early works to 1800
-  Earth (Planet)
Genre
World maps
Early maps
Notes
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  "As the act directs 20th November 1772."
-  Includes extensive text, tables, and many small astronomical maps, as well as the larger maps and charts listed below.
-  Ancillary maps and diagrams: The solar system -- The Northern Hemisphere -- The Southern Hemisphere -- An astronomical latitude & longitude analemma -- An universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, &c., &c. -- A chart of the world according to Mercator's projection with the rhumb lines -- Selenography of a map of the moon according to Father Riccoli -- The vicissitude of seasons explained -- The analemma.
-  Appears in Kitchin's General atlas, 1773.
-  LC copy sectioned in four and mounted on cloth.
-  Latin title only. All other text in English.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map : hand colored ; 1 hemisphere 59 cm in diameter, on sheet 107 x 128 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G3200 1772 .D8
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3200.ct007098
Library of Congress Control Number
2017585829
Online Format
image
Description
Relief shown by hachures. "As the act directs 20th November 1772." Includes extensive text, tables, and many small astronomical maps, as well as the larger maps and charts listed below. Ancillary maps and diagrams: The solar system -- The Northern Hemisphere -- The Southern Hemisphere -- An astronomical latitude & longitude analemma -- An universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, &c., &c. -- A chart of the world according to Mercator's projection with the rhumb lines -- Selenography of a map of the moon according to Father Riccoli -- The vicissitude of seasons explained -- The analemma. Appears in Kitchin's General atlas, 1773. LC copy sectioned in four and mounted on cloth. Latin title only. All other text in English. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Chicago citation style:

Dunn, Samuel, -1794, Cartographer, and Thomas Kitchin. Scientia Terrarum Et Coelorum: Or, the Heavens and Earth Astronomically and Geographically Delineated and Display'd: Containing the Most Curious & Useful Particulars in the Solar Starry & Mundane Systems, Faithfully Enumerated & DelineatedAccording to the Latest Discoveries. [London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, no. 53 in Fleet Street, 1772] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585829/.

APA citation style:

Dunn, S. & Kitchin, T. (1772) Scientia Terrarum Et Coelorum: Or, the Heavens and Earth Astronomically and Geographically Delineated and Display'd: Containing the Most Curious & Useful Particulars in the Solar Starry & Mundane Systems, Faithfully Enumerated & DelineatedAccording to the Latest Discoveries. [London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, no. 53 in Fleet Street] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585829/.

MLA citation style:

Dunn, Samuel, -1794, Cartographer, and Thomas Kitchin. Scientia Terrarum Et Coelorum: Or, the Heavens and Earth Astronomically and Geographically Delineated and Display'd: Containing the Most Curious & Useful Particulars in the Solar Starry & Mundane Systems, Faithfully Enumerated & DelineatedAccording to the Latest Discoveries. [London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, no. 53 in Fleet Street, 1772] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017585829/>.