A New & Accurate Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean Drawn from Surveys and most approved Maps & Charts; The whole being regulated by Astronomical Observations, 1744-1748

Map Collection #MC0037

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Title: A New & Accurate Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean Drawn from Surveys and most approved Maps & Charts; The whole being regulated by Astronomical Observations
Creators: Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
Harris, John, 1667?-1719
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet.

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September 29, 2008, (unprocessed) 1 items, 0.001 cubic feet; A New & Accurate Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean Drawn from Surveys and most approved Maps & Charts; The whole being regulated by Astronomical Observations, by Eman. Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty (ca. 1744-1748) From: Navigantiumatque itinerantium bibliotheca, or, A complete collection of voyages and travels / by John Harris. [London : Printed for T. Woodward ... [et al.], 1744-1748]. 16? x 18.25? (35.3 x 42.9 cm.) Scale [ca. 1:23,000,000]. Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Webster's Fine Books & Maps, Toronto, Ontario

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A New & Accurate Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean Drawn from Surveys and most approved Maps & Charts; The whole being regulated by Astronomical Observations (#MC0037), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Webster's Fine Books & Maps, Toronto, Ontario

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, October 17, 2008


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Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. Harris, John, 1667?-1719. Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca. Map of the Atlantic Ocean showing the course of Columbus to the new world. Relief shown pictorially. Two sheets pasted together. In lower right margin: Vol. II. page 3. "West longitude from London". Includes notes on ocean currents and trade winds.

Electronic version available at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.gen-an6520463-2-1-3-s12a

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