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Morden, Robert
GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED: OR, A DESCRIPTION OF THE WORLD, IN ALL ITS KINGDOMS, PROVINCES, COUNTRIES, ... ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVENTY SIX MAPS. THE SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED WITH ABOVE THIRTY SHEETS MORE IN THE DESCRIPTION, AND ABOUT THIRTY NEW MAPS. LONDON: PRINTED FOR ROBERT MORDEN AND THOMAS COKERILL, 1688
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4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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Morden, Robert
GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED: OR, A DESCRIPTION OF THE WORLD, IN ALL ITS KINGDOMS, PROVINCES, COUNTRIES, ... ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVENTY SIX MAPS. THE SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED WITH ABOVE THIRTY SHEETS MORE IN THE DESCRIPTION, AND ABOUT THIRTY NEW MAPS. LONDON: PRINTED FOR ROBERT MORDEN AND THOMAS COKERILL, 1688
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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Morden, Robert
GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED: OR, A DESCRIPTION OF THE WORLD, IN ALL ITS KINGDOMS, PROVINCES, COUNTRIES, ... ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVENTY SIX MAPS. THE SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED WITH ABOVE THIRTY SHEETS MORE IN THE DESCRIPTION, AND ABOUT THIRTY NEW MAPS. LONDON: PRINTED FOR ROBERT MORDEN AND THOMAS COKERILL, 1688
Small 4to (7 3/4 x 6 in.; 197 x 152 mm). Title-page printed in red and black, complete with the catalogue of the maps bound facing the title as issued (often lacking), 78 copper-engraved maps, printed within the text, including the cancel leaf inserted between pp.544 and 545 with the map and description of Bermuda (as issued). Early 18th century panelled calf, spine with raised bands in five compartments, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment.
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Provenance

George Whichcote (early signature and inscription on title, shelf mark on spine and front endpaper)

Literature

 Burden 519 - 524; Sabin 50535; Shirley British Library T.MORD-2C; Wing M-2620.

Catalogue Note

Expanded edition of Morden's charming atlas, including important mappings of America.

The first edition (published in 1680) contained 62 maps, compared to the 78 in the present work.  The maps of the Americas include a general map of America (in Burden's 'State 3', with California still shown as an island). The others delineate various regions:  Terra Magellanica; Chili and Paraguay; Brazile; Castilla del Or Guiana Peru the country of ye Amazones; The Western Islands; Insulae Jamaicae; Barbados; Aestivarum Insualae ac Barmudas; Mexico or New Spaine; New Mexico; Florida and ye Great Lakes of Canada.; Carolina; Virginia [with Maryland]; New Jarsey and Pensilvania; New England and New York; North West part of America.

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