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Nova & accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula nautica variationum magneticarum index juxta observationes anno 1700.

Description: Map shows magnetic variations, trade routes, seasonal currents, coastal ports and settlements for six continents; continents of Australia and North America are incomplete. Includes text notes, illustrated title cartouche, and dates of discovery. Inset: "Asin que rien ne manquast à cette carte, nou arons ajoûté ce Cercle Polaire en partie pour montrer l'inclinaison de Meridien vers le Pole en partie pour évitar le trop grand rétrecissement de nôtre échelle." Scale not given.
Date: [1739..1750]
Creator: Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nova Designatio Insulæ Jamaicae ex Antillanis Americae Septentrion: non postremae Secundum Gubernationes fuas accuratas aeri incisa et publici juris facta.

Description: Map shows early eighteenth century Jamaican "precinct" or parish boundaries, harbors, pastures, churches, settlements, and notable physical features. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1731..1751]
Creator: Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Dominia Anglorum in praecipuis insulis Americae : ut sunt insula S. Christophori, Antegoa, Iamaica, Barbados (ex insulis Antillicanis) nec non insulae Bermudes vel Sommers dictae : cum privil. sac. caes. majestatis = Die englische Colonie-Laender auf den Insuln von America.

Description: Map shows boundaries for parishes or political subdivisions, roads, cities, towns, plantations, coastal details, and notable physical features. Includes text and explanations of symbols used; key to land grants for Jamaica; translation of English terms into German. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings and by shading. Scale not given.
Date: [1730..1750]
Creator: Homann Erben (Firm)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library