ROBERT MORDEN’S FIRST MAP OF BERMUDA

 

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AUTHOR:

MORDEN, ROBERT

TITLE:

Aestivarum Insulae al Barmudas Lat 32 D 25 m 3300 miles from London 500 from Roanoak in Virginia. by R, Morden

CONDITION:

4 1/4” x 5 1/4”, on a text page measuring 7 3/4” x 6”. Later hand color. Some old tape stains in corners and margins, not affecting printed surface. Very good condition.

DATE:

1680/1693

DESCRIPTION:

Scarce. Third edition, from the 1693 edition of Morden's Geography Rectified. This small, early map of Bermuda first appeared in 1680 and identifies the various tribes or parishes of the islands. An 11-item key in the lower left corner of the map locates forts and other features (e.g., Kings Castle, Tucker Town). Many bays, islands and points are also noted on the map. Printed on a page with text describing "the Bermuda's" below the map.

REFERENCES:

Palmer, Printed Maps of Bermuda, #14, plate VII (MCCS #19, 1965)

Inventory No. 7851

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