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North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville : improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio : illustrated with geographical and historical remarks.

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Names
Douglass, William (ca. 1700-1752 ) (Author)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' (1697-1782 ) (Cartographer)
Baldwin, Richard (1724-1770 ) (Associated name)
Douglass, William (ca. 1700-1752 ) (Cartographer)
Jefferys, Thomas (d. 1771) (Publisher)
Collection

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

Atlases

summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America ... By William Douglass, M.D. ... Boston, New-England, Printed:

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1755
Place Term: London,
Publisher: Re-printed for R. Baldwin,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6220 [LHS 3019, atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6220 (Vol. 1, map facing t.p.) [In LHS 3019]
Topics
Smallpox
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
North America --
France -- Colonies -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : At end of table of contents of v. 1 is printed the direction "Place the map to face the title of vol. I"; the three maps described in the Introduction to v. 2, p. 20-21 ("originals composed and lately printed in the several countries") are wanting in this copy and in all N.Y.P.L. copies of different editions of the "Summary"; the "map of the dominions of New-Englnd," and that of "New-York, the Jersies and Pensylvania, published 1749, by Mr. Evans in Pensylvania", are found separately in the map collection of the Library of Congress.

Content : The second volume ends at p. 416 (end of section XVI, Virginia); in a re-issue [1758?] of v. 2, with t.-p. "Boston ... 1753," pages 417-440 were added ("in order to render this work more compleat, the following is collected from Mr. Salmon's Geographical and historical grammar, printed in London 1757") [i.e. the 6th ed. 1758 with title: A new geographical grammar) events to Nov. 1758 being included]

Content : "A digression concerning the smallpox"; v. 2, p. 392-414.

Content : Copy in Map Div. 97-6220 lacks bookplate.

Content : Copy in Map Div. 97-6220: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Map of "North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville ... May 1755 Published ... by Thos. Jefferys," inserted as front. to v.1.

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

Content : Originally issued in numbers: v. 1, Jan. 1747-May 1749; v. 2, April 1750-Aug. (?) 1752, but not printed in the "American magazine" as first announced by the publisher; left unfinished at the author's death in October 1752.

Content : The subtitle of the two volumes specifying the content varies accordingly.

Content : With bookplate of Thomas Dampier in v.1.

Citation/reference : Sabin, 20727

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 469.

Content : "May 1755 published according to Act by Thos. Jefferys, geographer to His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales near Charing Cross".

Content : Covers the east coast from Labrador to northern Florida, and the interior as far west as the Mississippi Valley.

Content : Includes decorative cartouche and texts: French incroachments -- English title to their settlements on the continent.

Content : Prime meridians: Ferro and London.

Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 46 x 49 cm. folded to 20 x 12 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 2000629
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14131220
RLIN/OCLC : 49320865
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15362009
UUID: 396623f0-c5d4-012f-a04d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1700: Creator Born
  • 1752: Creator Died
  • 1755: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville : improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio : illustrated with geographical and historical remarks." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1755. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville : improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio : illustrated with geographical and historical remarks." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1755). North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville : improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio : illustrated with geographical and historical remarks. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville : improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio : illustrated with geographical and historical remarks.