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A chart of North and South America : including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia.

Image ID: psnypl_map_226

A chart of North and South America : including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Afric... (Feb. 19, 1753)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A chart of North and South America : including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia.

Additional Name(s)

: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 -- Publisher
Green, John, fl. 1730-1753  -- Cartographer

Published Date

: Feb. 19, 1753

Item Physical Description

: 6 maps ; 54 x 61 cm. or smaller, bound together.

Notes

: Accompanied by J. Green's: Remarks, in support of the new chart of North and South America; in six sheets. 48 p. Note 2.) Chart containing part of the Icy Sea with the adjacent coast of Asia and America -- Chart comprizing Greenland with the countries and islands about Baffin's and Hudson's Bays -- Chart containing the coasts of California, New Albion, and Russian discoveries to the north & Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, with the British, French, & Spanish settlements in North America, and the West Indies -- Chart containing the greater part of the South Sea to t ....
[See More...] Note 3.) Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations. Note 4.) NYPL copy lacks text by Green. Note 5.) NYPL copy: 6 maps trimmed and mounted on cloth as 1 sheet: hand cl. ,123 x 110 cm. folded in slipcase 29 x 17 cm. Note 6.) Prime meridians: London and Ferro. Note 7.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 8.) Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000] (E 160⁰--E 2⁰/N 82⁰--S 60⁰). Note 9.) Shows nautical exploration routes.

Standard Reference

: Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 4

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6464 [LHS 771a; atlas cases; 1 sheet folded in slip case]

Digital ID

: psnypl_map_226

Record ID

: 2313747

Digital Item Published

: 3-22-2012

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