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MAP #: 187M5

CARTOGRAPHER : MORDEN, ROBERT

DATE: 1687

SHORT TITLE : A NEW MAP OF VIRGINIA. MARYLAND. PENSILVANIA. NEW-YARSEY.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : BY ROBt. MORDEN. (SQUARE CARTOUCHE, TOP LEFT CORNER). TABLE GIVING 24 VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND COUNTY NAMES AND ALPHABETIC KEYS (BOTTOM RIGHT). N-S ARROW (TO LEFT OF TABLE). MAP EXTENDS THROUGH TOP AND RIGHT BORDERS. LONGITUDE WEST FROM LONDON (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1687(1680)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : LONDON
PUBLISHER : DORMAN NEWMAN
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 12.5 X 10.8 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 2,450,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : BASED ON LATITUDE
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : G1399-250 (ED.1 - ST.1)
# 2 : G1399-60 (ED.2 - ST.1)
# 3 : G1399-9 (ED.2 - ST.2)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : P026-T2Q* (ED.1 - ST.1)
# 2 : GS019-UUD (ED.2 - ST.1)
# 3 : JP019-HDI (ED.2 - ST.2)
REGION CATEGORY : MAP WHERE THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : AUGUSTINE HERRMAN DERIVATIVE (12)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SHOALS ARE SHOWN BY DOTTED LINES.
CARTOUCHE : SIMPLE LINE FRAME (2)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH/LONDON (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 180M5, 188M5, 200M5.
BEST INFO SOURCE : VERNER, BAER AND PHILLIPS ARE THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS A REVISED STATE OF A MAP BY MORDEN ENTITLED "A NEW MAP OF VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND BY ROBt. MORDEN" DATED 1680. THE ORIGINAL STATE WAS IN THE FIRST EDITION OF GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED..., LONDON. THIS SECOND STATE OF THE MAP WAS PUBLISHED IN RICHARD BLOME'S THE PRESENT STATE OF HIS MAJESTIES ISLES AND TERRITORIES IN AMERICA..., LONDON, 1687, PRINTED BY H. CLARK, FOR DORMAN NEWMAN, AT THE KINGS-ARMS IN THE POULTREY.

THE MAP APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN BASED MORE ON THE HERRMAN MAP THAN ON ANY OTHER BECAUSE IT HAS THE CHARACTERISTIC SOUTH-WESTWARD BEND TO THE VIRGINIA END OF THE DELMARVA PENINSULA. JEANETTE BLACK THINKS THAT IT WAS PROBABLY DERIVED FROM THE HERRMAN MAP BY WAY OF THE THORNTON AND GREENE MAP OF 1678 (SEE BLACK, P. 75). IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT HALF OF THE MAP IS A LISTING OF 24 COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND WITH A LETTER KEY TO REFERENCE THEM TO THE MAP ITSELF. SINCE IT IS SUCH A SMALL SCALE MAP, THIS REDUCED THE CLUTTER ON THE MAP, WHICH EXTENDS FROM LATITUDE 37 TO 40 1/4 AND FROM LONGITUDE 72 TO 76 DEGREES. THE NEW TITLE HAS BEEN REENGRAVED INTO WHAT IS NOW A SQUARE CARTOUCHE, WHICH HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO ABOVE THE 40TH PARALLEL. THE WORD "MARYLAND" IS PRINTED WIDELY SPACED ACROSS THE STATE, WHICH GIVES THE MAP A CONFUSING APPEARANCE, INTERSPERSED WITH THE MANY ALPHABETIC KEYS ON THE MAP. THE NAMES "PHILADELPHIA" AND "NEW YORK" ARE ADDED, AS ARE NUMEROUS NAMES ALONG THE SUSQUEHANNA, THE DELAWARE AND IN NEW JERSEY. "BETHLEM" NEAR PHILADELPHIA, AND A SURROUNDING DOTTED LINE ARE IMPERFECTLY ERASED. THE MAP APPEARED FACING PAGE 183.

THE SECOND EDITION OF GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED... WAS PUBLISHED IN 1688. A NEW ENGRAVING OF THE MAP WAS SUBSTITUTED ON P. 561 WITH THE NEW TITLE "A NEW MAP OF VIRGINIA" (SEE MAP # 188M5). THE REENGRAVED MAP WAS SLIGHTLY WIDER AND HAD OTHER CHANGED. A THIRD EDITION OF GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED... WAS PUBLISHED IN 1693, BUT THE PLATE FOR "A NEW MAP OF VIRGINIA" WAS UNCHANGED. THE FOURTH EDITION IN 1700 HAD THE MAP ON PAGE 591 AND A MINOR PLATE CHANGE.

DATA IS BASED ON OBSERVATION OF COPIES OF MAPS IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION FROM THE FIRST AND SECOND EDITIONS, STATES 1 AND 2, AND FROM A PHOTOCOPY OF THE SECOND STATE OF THE FIRST EDITION FROM THE EVERGREEN HOUSE.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THERE ARE TWO EDITIONS OF THIS MAP KNOWN TO EXIST, OF WHICH THIS IS THE SECOND STATE OF THE FIRST. THE FIRST EDITION IS IN TWO STATES. THE SECOND IS IN TWO STATES AND THREE ISSUES.

ED. 1 - STATE 1 - (1680) - THIS MAP IS ENTITLED "A NEW MAP OF VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND". THE NAME APPEARED IN A SIMPLE RECTANGULAR CARTOUCHE IN THE TOP LEFT CORNER. THE PAGE NUMBER "369" APPEARS CENTERED IN THE UPPER MARGIN, WITH NO FURTHER DESCRIPTIVE HEADING. THIS MAP IS 12.5 X 10.8 CM., ABOUT 1/2 INCH NARROWER THAN EDITION 2. IT APPEARS IN THE FIRST EDITION OF MORDEN'S GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED... IN 1680. SEE MAP # 180M5.

- STATE 2 - (1687) - THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN. ED. 2 - STATE 1 - ISSUE 1 - (1688) - THIS MAP WAS REENGRAVED FOR THE SECOND EDITION OF GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED.... IT MEASURES 12.7 X 12.1 CM., ABOUT 1/2 INCH WIDER THAN EDITION 1. THE NAME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO "A NEW MAP OF VIRGINIA BY ROBt. MORDEN" IN AN EGG SHAPED CARTOUCHE IN THE TOP LEFT CORNER, SURROUNDED BY LEAVES TIED TOGETHER AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CARTOUCHE. A NEW LONGITUDE SCALE HAS BEEN ADDED AT THE BOTTOM MARGIN DESCENDING FROM EAST TO WEST FROM 305 TO 303 DEGREES (ALTHOUGH THE PLATE EXTENDS BEYOND THOSE POINTS). NO INDICATION IS GIVEN OF WHERE THIS LONGITUDE IS FROM. THIS MAP IS ON P. 561 (SHOWN ABOVE THE MAP TO THE RIGHT). THE HEADING "A DESCRIPTION OF VIRGINIA AND MARY-LAND." IS IN THE MARGIN ABOVE THE MAP. THE LETTERS "Iiii 2" AND THE CATCHWORD "THE" ARE ON THE BOTTOM LINE. "SOMERSET C." HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE LIST OF COUNTRIES TO THE RIGHT AND "LOWER NORFOLK C." HAS BEEN CHANGED TO "NORFOLK C." SEE MAP # 188M5.

- STATE 1 - ISSUE 2 - (1693) - APPEARED IN THE THIRD ED. OF GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED..., BUT NOTHING ABOUT THE MAP OR THE IN THE TEXT HAS BEEN CHANGED.

- STATE 2 - (1700) - APPEARED IN THE FOURTH ED. OF GEOGRAPHY RECTIFIED.... IT IS BASICALLY THE SAME MAP AS ISSUES ONE AND TWO OF THIS EDITION, EXCEPT FOR THE ADDITION OF "PAG75" IN THE LEFT TOP LONGITUDE BORDER. THE MAP NOW APPEARS ON P. 591 AND THIS NUMBER IS PRINTED IN THE RIGHT TOP MARGIN. THE HEADING "A DESCRIPTION OF VIRGINIA AND MARY-LAND." HAS BEEN SPACED FURTHER TO THE RIGHT IN THE TOP MARGIN. THE LETTERS "Iiii 2", WHICH APPEARS IN THE FIRST AND SECOND ISSUES OF THIS EDITION, HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE BOTTOM LINE. SEE MAP # 200M5.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPIES IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION AND A PHOTOCOPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, SECOND STATE, FROM THE EVERGREEN HOUSE.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A RELATIVELY STRONG IMPRESSION IN BLACK AND WHITE OF THE FIRST EDITION, STATE 1 OF THIS MAP. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF P026-T2Q* AND A MDHR # OF G1399-250. IT HAS A PHOTOCOPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, STATE 2 FROM THE EVERGREEN HOUSE. THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN. IT ALSO HAS A GOOD BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF EDITION 2, STATE 1, WITH AN ACQ. # OF GS019-UUN AND A MDHR # OF G1399-60, AND A COPY IN OUTLINE COLORING OF EDITION 2, STATE 2, WITH AN ACQ. # OF JP019-HDI AND A MDHR # OF G1399-9. THE HUNTINGFIELD COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE IS CONTANED IN THE ATLAS ITSELF.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, P. LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, 1909-1914, # 4265 (ED. 1), 498 (ED. 2), 4265, 4268 (ED. 3), AND 3454 (ED. 4); BAER, ELIZABETH, SEVENTEENTH CENTURY MARYLAND, A BIBLIOGRAPHY, THE JOHN WORK GARRETT LIBRARY, BALTIMORE, 1949, NOS. 95, 124, 128, 153, 207, PP.95-6, 125-6, 129, 149, 200; SABIN, JOSEPH, A DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA, J. SABIN'S SON, NEW YORK, 1879, # 50535, P. 358; PAPENFUSE & COALE, ATLAS OF HISTORICAL MAPS OF MARYLAND 1608-1908, THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, BALTIMORE, 1982, FIG. 18, P. 18; TYACKE, SARAH, LONDON MAP- SELLERS 1660-1720, MAP COLLECTOR PUBLICATIONS LTD., TRING, HERTFORDSHIRE, 1978, P. 123; BLACK, JEANETTE D., THE BLATHWAYT ATLAS VOLUME II COMMENTARY, BROWN UNIVERSITY PRESS, PROVIDENCE, 1975, P. 75; VERNER, COOLIE, UNPUBLISHED NOTES ON THE MAPS OF VIRGINIA; MATHEWS, E.B.,"BIBLIOGRAPHY AND CARTOGRAPHY OF MARYLAND", MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY SPECIAL PUBLICATION VOL. 1, PART IV, THE JOHNS HOPKINS PRESS, BALTIMORE, 1897, P. 338.

March 15, 1989


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