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.
NamesDouglass, 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)
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and 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 / OriginDate Issued: 1755Place: London,Publisher: re-printed for R. Baldwin,
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 97-6220 [LHS 3019, atlas cases]Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6220 (Vol. 1, map facing t.p.) [In LHS 3019]
TopicsSmallpoxUnited States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775North AmericaFrance -- Colonies -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
NotesContent: 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, 20727Content: 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand col. ; 46 x 49 cm. folded to 20 x 12 cm.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 2000629NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14131220RLIN/OCLC: 49320865NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15362009Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 396623f0-c5d4-012f-a04d-58d385a7bc34
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