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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.
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A chart of North and South America : including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Afric... (1775)

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Image Title

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

Creator(s)

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

Additional Name(s)

: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1775

Item Physical Description

: 1 map on 3 sheets : hand col. ; 42 x 110 cm. or smaller.

Notes

: Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Note 2.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 3.) Shows nautical exploration routes. Note 4.) "According to act of Parliament." Note 5.) Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations. Note 6.) 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 7.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Standard Reference

: Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 4d

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. 97-6433 [LHS 771 (central and south sheets), LHS 772 (north sheet)]

Digital ID

: 1258749

Record ID

: 611111

Digital Item Published

: 1-3-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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