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Seller, John, active 1658–1698
A new system of geography : designed in a most plain and easy method ... : accommodated with new mapps of ... the whole world : with geographical tables explaining the divisions in each mapp / by John Seller ...
[London] : [J. Seller] And are sold at his shop on the West-side of the Royal Exchange, [1685].
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([4], 112 [i.e. 110 p.], [53] leaves of plates : 51 maps ; 15 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G120 S44 1685
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Scales differ.
BAC : Collation, as above, from NUC pre-56. This copy imperfect: p. 49-112 wanting and it has only 23 of 51 maps.
Engraved t.p. & maps are hand-colored.
British Art Center has another copy of just the 23 maps (text is wanting) bound with: Vade mecum, or, The necessary companion / John Playford. London : Printed by A.G. for Tho. Sawbridge, 1687. (HF5697 .V32 1687)
Added engraved t.p. reads: A new systeme of geography : reduced to a plain & easy method ...
One plate includes a volvelle used "to find the hour of the day at any time in any part of the world."
Some maps are printed on double leaves.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700, S2477
Subject Terms:
Belton House (Lincolnshire) -- Bookplate.
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1685.
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