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North America
Bolton, Solomon (d. ca. 1768 ) (Cartographer)
Postlethwayt, Malachy (1707?-1767 ) (Author)
Walker, Anthony (1726-1765 ) (Engraver)
John and Paul Knapton (Firm) (Publisher)
Gravelot, Hubert François (1699-1773) (Artist)
Seale, Richard William (Engraver)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' (1697-1782 ) (Associated name)

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1752
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: Printed for John and Paul Knapton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6155 [LHS 550M]
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Content : "Mr. Postlethwayt's Dictionary of commerce."

Content : "N.B. This large map of North America was originally engrav'd at Paris, ..."

Content : Also shows shoals, banks, and other navigational hazards off the coast of Nova Scotia and in the Caribbean area.

Content : Copy in Map Div. 97-6155: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Includes historical and descriptive notes, and an inset chart of Baffin Bay and Hudson Bay.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 550M.

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

Content : Prime meridian: Ferro.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Content : Shows provinces, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory.

Citation/reference : LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 13

Statement of Responsibility: Performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood by the Sieur d'Anville ; greatly improved by Mr. Bolton ; engrav,d by R. W. Seale ; Gravelot, delin. ; Walker, sculp.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 82 x 83 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 5406800
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14870340
UUID: 475d0f20-c5d5-012f-f6b0-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1752: Issued
  • 2015: 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. 1752. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3b33-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 December 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3b33-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1752). North America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3b33-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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North America