To the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Peterborow and Monmouth, &c. This map of Africa, : according to ye newest and most exact observations
- is most Humbly Dedicated by your Lordship's most Humble Servant H. Moll Geographer.
- [London] : Printed for Ino. Bowles Print and Map Seller at the Black Horse in Cornhill, Tho. Bowles Print and Mapseller next to the Chapter house in St. Pauls Church yard, by Philip Overton Map and Printseller near St. Dunstans Church Fleetstreet, and by John King at ye Globe in ye Poultry, [ca. 1730]
- Physical description
- 1 map col. ; 58 x 96 cm. on sheet 61 x 106 cm.
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Item belongs to a collection
This collection of primarily maps with a few prints and books portrays the continent of Africa as well as detailed maps of different regions and countries on the continent. The maps range in date from 1550 to approximately 1800. Individual maps cataloged separately and held at Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections by call number.
- Digital collection
- 273 digital items
- Physical collection
- 294 maps, prints and books.
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- Title Variation
- This map of Africa
- Map of Africa
- Map Data
- Scale [ca. 1:11,500,000] (W18°--E51°/N37°--S35°).
- Relief shown pictorially.
- Prime meridians: London and Ferro Island.
- Moll's name, which was present in earlier versions, does not appear in this imprint, part of which appears to have been re-printed over an earlier erasure.
- Insets: Cape Coast Castle on ye Gold Coast of Guinea -- James Fort on the Island of St. Helena -- Fort of Good Hope -- AA prospect of the Cape of Good Hope
- Shows seasonal prevailing winds.
- England -- London.
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