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The Mapping of North America

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MORDEN, Robert

Cheshire

London, 1701
165 x 220 mm., in good condition.
Robert Morden was by 1701 a successful publisher on the London scene. His most notable cartographic contribution to date was arguably the county maps for Gibson’s edition of Camden’s ‘Britannia’ in 1695. A smaller more manageable atlas seemed to be called for and in 1701 he teemed up with Thomas Cockeril and Ralph Smith to produce ‘The New Description and State of England’. Morden contributed 54 small maps known as miniature Morden’s. The work was issued in differing formats in the same year, and re-published similarly in 1704. In 1708 they appeared under the title of ‘Fifty Six New and Accurate Maps’ which was in fact 57! There final publication 1720-31 was printed by Elizabeth Nutt, and sold by Thos Cox in a six volume work entitled ‘Magna Britannia’, this was re-issued finally in 1739. Throughout the plates remained unaltered. Hodson 125; Skelton 123.
Stock number: 9067

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