New and Accurate Map of the World or Terrestrial Globe,
London 1780 circa
and Accurate Map of the World or Terrestrial Globe
- Bowles's new and
accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best
observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the
south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated
circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and
representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and
geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar
explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal
- London : Printed for the
proprietor Carington Bowles, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, [1780?]
- - Shows various
- - Relief shown
- - Includes text
and col. ill.
- - Ancillary maps:
Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical
latitude and longitude analemma -- Universal scale of equal parts, chords,
sines, tangents, secants, & c. & c. -- Chart of the world according
to Mercator's projection -- Selenography or a map of the moon -- Vicissitude
of seasons explained -- Analemma.
- - Western
hemisphere of the world, the New World or North and South America -- Eastern
hemisphere of the world, the Old World or Europe, Asia and Africa.
- - Sectioned into 4
pieces, mounted on cloth. DLC
- - LC copy
imperfect: Margin trimmed, minor losses along top. DLC
- - Available also
through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- 1 Map : Hand Col. ; 2
Hemispheres Each 59 Cm. in Diam., on Sheet 106 X 130 Cm.
- Testo e immagine per
degli emisferi celesti