An accurate map of the world, drawn from the best authorities.

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Map shows known and unknown regions of the late eighteenth century globe presented in Mercator projection. No scale indicated.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 14 cm in diam., on sheet 23 x 36 cm.

Creation Information

Rollos, G. 1770?/1779?.

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  • Place of Publication: [Great Britain]

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Description

Map shows known and unknown regions of the late eighteenth century globe presented in Mercator projection. No scale indicated.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 14 cm in diam., on sheet 23 x 36 cm.

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Text: "Engraved (by the King's Authority), for the Geographical Dictionary."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1770?/1779?

Start & End Dates

  • 1770 - 1779

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  • July 8, 2012, 6:10 a.m.

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  • June 9, 2015, 6:19 p.m.

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Rollos, G. An accurate map of the world, drawn from the best authorities., map, 1770?/1779?; [Great Britain]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231358/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.