Printed map. "Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the Act directs 20 Feby. 1775." Includes textual notes and 4 coastal profiles: Cape Verd coming from the north; Cape Verd coming from the south; Cape Mesurdo; and, The land of Cape Lopo. Donated by Dr. Karl Freeman, Hamilton, March 1995.
Printed map. "(NB) This is the first map or chart of this kind ever published, engraved by Emanl. Bowen Geographer to his Majesty." "This chart is that projection of the spherical zone on the surface of a cone invented by the Rd. Mr. Murdoch & described in Phil: Trans: Vol: L. 1758." "Engrav'd for the General Magazine of Arts & Sciences; for W. Owen at Temple Bar 1763." Prime meridian: London. Originally published in Benjamin Martin's The General Magazine of Arts and Sciences, 14 volumes (London: Printed for W. Owen, 1755-1765). Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Printed map. In lower right margin, "AF: Lucini Feci". Includes inset, "Mare di Ethiopia". Probably originally published in Sir Robert Dudley's Dell' Arcano del Mare ... libri sei, Vol. I, Firenze, 1646. Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. "Dressée par Philippe Buache Premier Geographe de sa Majesté et de l'Academie Royale des Sciences. Septembre 1737." The map is divided into two segments with one side showing the Atlantic Ocean and the coasts of Africa and Brazil, and the other side showing the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha. Three visual scales. Includes insets, "Coupe du fonds de la mer entre l'Afrique et l'Amerique depuis le Cap Tagrin jusqu'a Rio Grande avec les isles, vigies, et basses qui se trouvent dans la traversée des deux continents" and "Plan de l'Isle de Fernand de Noronha située sur les cotes du Bresil à l'E.N.E. de Rio Grande...." Also includes textual notes.
Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. "Engd. by J. Moffat Edinr." Includes historical notes. Label "No. 51" has been affixed in upper right margin. Possibly originally published in John Thomson's New General Atlas, 1821 or later edition. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Printed map. Three visual scales [150 mm=120 Duytsche mylen]. North is oriented to the left. Published in Doncker's Nieuw Groot Stuermans Zee-Spiegel, Inhoudende De Zee-kusten van de Noordsche, Oostersche, en Westersche Schipvaert... Amsterdam: Hendrick Doncker, 1664. Described in Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. IV, Don 33, p. 175-177. Acquired as part of the Banks Collection
Printed map. Three visual scales. North arrow is oriented to the left. Possibly originally published in Doncker's Zee-atlas ofte water-waereld, vertoonende alle de zee-kusten van het..., published [1660?]. Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. Ptolemaic grid on each side edge. Boxes of text in Latin, one large in green, and one small in red. Tropics and Equator marked in red, extending into margin. Latin text on verso on right side of sheet under heading: Tabula terrae nouae. Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. "F. de Wit". Two visual scales. North arrow is oriented to the left. Richly decorated with two cartouches with titles in Latin and Dutch respectively. "140" written in ink in upper right margin. Probably originally published in Wit's Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas, published 1675 and later. Described in Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, vol. IV, entry M. Wit 1, map . "The plates were reissued for a century or more" (Koeman). Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.