A curious map of the world : corrected from the observations communicated to ye Rl. Society of London & the Royl. Academy at Paris

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Alternative title A New and curious map of the world illustrated with the constellations of the cœlestial [i.e. celestial] globe & systems of the most celebrated philosphers &c
Type of resource cartographic
Form cartographic material
Extent 1 map : hand col. ; 2 hemispheres each 37 cm. in diam., on sheet 62 x 105 cm.
Place England
Place London
Publisher Printed & sold by R. Marshall, No. 4 Aldermay Church Yard
Publication date [1764 - 1782?]; [1764-1782]
Issuance monographic
Language English
Map data Scale [ca. 1:40,000,000] ; W 180°--E 180°/N 90°--S 90°

Creators/Contributors

Printer Marshall, Richard, active 1771-1785
Associated with Byron, John, 1723-1786

Subjects

Subject World maps > Early works to 1800
Genre Map
Genre Early maps
Genre Digital maps
Genre Maps

Bibliographic information

Note Relief shown pictorially.
Note California shown as a labeled island with an indented northern coast and some place names. Depicts smaller islands to the west, but none to the east. Above is not mapped, but "Straits of Anian" is labelled above the island.
Note The Great Wall of China is depicted. Great lakes are complete. A partial coastline of New Zeland and New Holland are shown with dates of discovery.
Note Includes ill. of the solar system, system of the moon, hours of the planets, system of the planets, systems of the world and system of different computations.
Note Hemispheres bordered by text and astrological illustrations.
Note "To the King's most Excellent Majesty, this map is humbly dedicated by his obedient and loyal subject Richd. Marshall".
Location https://purl.stanford.edu/sm817db3005

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Use and reproduction
Image from the Glen McLaughlin Map Collection of California as an Island courtesy Stanford University Libraries. This item is in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. If you have questions, please contact the David Rumsey Map Center at rumseymapcenter@stanford.edu.
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The Glen McLaughlin Map Collection of California as an Island

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