A View of ye General & Coasting TRADE-WINDS, Monsoons or ye Shifting Trade Winds through ye WORLD, Variations &c. According to the Newest and most Exact Observations.

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Type of resource cartographic
Extent 17.6 x 51.4 cm.; 18.5 x 52.3 cm. including border.
Place [London]
Date created [1711]
Map data [ca. 1:80,000,000]. ; W 180° --E 180°/N 85° --S 85°


Creator Moll, Herman, d. 1732


Subject California as an island > Maps
Subject World > Maps
Genre World maps
Genre Digital maps
Genre Early maps
Genre Separate map

Bibliographic information

State 1 "Pag. 80" (top right). Issued in his: Atlas geographus: or, a compleat system of geography, ancient and modern. -- [London]: J. Nutt, 1711-1717.
State 2 [1744], with “Vol. III, p. 155” (top right). Issued in: Modern history, or, the present state of all nations ... Vol. 3 / by Thomas Salmon. -- London: Printed for T. Longman, 1744-1746.
State 3 Unknown date, with changed title: A View of the General TRADE-WINDS Monsoons or Shifting- | Winds, & Coasting-Winds, through ye WORLD, Variations &c. By H. Moll Geographer. Canada or New France is now labelled, and New Spain is now called Mexico.
References L.C. 557; Nordenskiöld Collection 3,398,Vol.II(2); Americana Catalogue No. 54, Richard Fitch “Old maps & prints & books”, Item #365; Research catalog of maps of America to 1860 in the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, by D.W. Marshall, Item II-98-1-2; UCB.
Note Title within simple rectangular frame (top center). Text at top left: "Note, that the Arrows among the Lines shew the Course of those General & Coasting Winds. and that the Arrows in the void Spaces shew the Course of the Shifting TRADE Winds. and the Abbreviations, Sept &c. shew the Times of the Year when such winds blow." Lower part of California is shown on this map of the world between 50 deg. N and 50 deg. S latitude. Map title obscures top of California, but the gap between California and the mainland remains wide. Tradewinds are shown between 30 deg. N and 30 deg. S latitude.
Publications Issued in: A collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections... , 2 Vols. -- London : Printed for and sold by Thomas Osborne of Gray's Inn, 1745.
Statement of responsibility By H. Moll Geographer.
Post publication map number 1023
Post publication map number with latest state information 1023-01
Location https://purl.stanford.edu/xx735vq4183

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