Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: A new systeme of geography, designed in a most plain and easie method, for the better understanding of that science. Accommodated with nevv maps, of all the empires, kingdoms, principalities, dukedo[m]s, provinces and countries in the whole world. With geographical tables, explaining the divisions in each map. By John Seller, hydrographer to the King and Queen [sic]

Digital Image File Name: 
7501
Source Call Number: 
150- 437q
Source Creator: 
Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.
Source Title: 
A new systeme of geography, designed in a most plain and easie method, for the better understanding of that science. Accommodated with nevv maps, of all the empires, kingdoms, principalities, dukedo[m]s, provinces and countries in the whole world. With geographical tables, explaining the divisions in each map. By John Seller, hydrographer to the King and Queen [sic]
Source Created or Published: 
[1694]
Physical Description: 
hand-colored engraved title page
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.
Title (Hamnet): 
A new systeme of geography, designed in a most plain and easie method, for the better understanding of that science. Accommodated with nevv maps, of all the empires, kingdoms, principalities, dukedo[m]s, provinces and countries in the whole world. With geographical tables, explaining the divisions in each map. By John Seller, hydrographer to the King and Queen [sic]
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
[London] :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
And are sold by John Seller, at the Hermitage in Wapping,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
M DC XC IV. [1694]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[4], 112 p., [124] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., diagrams, maps ; 8⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Prices (Provenance)
Notes (Hamnet): 
The 'm' in 'dukedoms', line 12 on the printed title page, has printed upside down. DFo reports that their copy has the 'm' printed correctly.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With additional engraved title page ([A]1r).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [A]² B⁸(-B8) C⁸ [superscript chi]C⁸ D-G⁸.
Notes (Hamnet): 
One plate bears volvelle.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Place of publication from Wing.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), S2479
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) R3578
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
MS. notes, including MS. index and MS. price; MS. note of provenance, dated 1706, crossed out and illegible on recto of first double page plate. Lacking volvelle on plate titled "An instrument for finding the hour of the day...". Maps and engr. t.p. are colored. Trimmed, affecting some headlines. [superscript chi]C5 torn, affecting text. Quarter bound. Provenance: inscription on back fly-leaf: "W Bealy the Gift of tho Jones to WB---"; bought from N. Israel, 29 Sept. 1955: 330
Call Number (Hamnet): 
150- 437q