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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Names
Jefferys, Thomas (d. 1771) (Engraver)
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) (Publisher)
Green, John (fl. 1730-1753 ) (Cartographer)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1775
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6433 [LHS 771 (central and south sheets), LHS 772 (north sheet)]
Topics
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : Prime meridian: London and Ferro.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Content : Shows nautical exploration routes.

Content : "According to act of Parliament."

Content : Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations.

Content : 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 the south of the line & Chart of South America, comprehending the West Indies, with the adjacent islands, in the Southern Ocean, and South Sea]

Citation/reference : Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 4d

Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 3 sheets : hand col. ; 42 x 110 cm. or smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 8731487
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15307603
UUID: 75fcc5d0-c5d5-012f-aab9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1775: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of North and South America : including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f4ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of North and South America : including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f4ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1775). A chart of North and South America : including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f4ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.