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North America
Ferguson, James (1710-1776 ) (Associated name)
Guthrie, William (1708-1770 ) (Author)
Kitchin, Thomas (d. 1784) (Engraver)
Robinson, G. G. (George G.) (Publisher)
Dilly, Charles (1739-1807 ) (Publisher)
Dilly, E. (Edward) (1732-1779 ) (Associated name)
Keere, Pieter van den (ca. 1571-ca. 1624 ) (Cartographer)

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


new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar : and present state of the several kingdoms of the world ... : to which are added, I. A geographical index, with the names and places alphabetically arranged ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1779
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly in the Poultrey, and George Robinson, Pater-noster Row,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6455[LHS 3030; atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6455 (Map facing p. 614) [In LHS 3030]
North America
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Content : "Illustrated with a correct set of maps, engraved by Mr. Kitchin, geographer."

Content : 6th ed., improved and enlarged / the astronomical part by James Ferguson, F.R.S.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3030.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : NYPL copy has autograp on t.p.: Joseph Drake. Additional ms. notations on vrso of t.p. and on final blank leaf.

Statement of Responsibility: By William Guthrie, esq.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Statement of Responsibility: Drawn from the best authorities by T. Kitchin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 19 x 22 cm. folded to 22 x 13 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 36845122
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15341106
RLIN/OCLC : 48981846
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15341105
UUID: 76a3f410-c5d4-012f-c987-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1710: Creator Born
  • 1776: Creator Died
  • 1779: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1779. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f196-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 10, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f196-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1779). North America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f196-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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North America