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Names
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) (1722-1824) (Publisher)
Collection

Atlases, gazetteers, guidebooks and other books

Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F. W. Des Barres, under the directions of the Right Honble. the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1780-81 [i.e. 1781-82]
Place Term: London
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. (Atlas Cases) (Des Barres, J. F. W. Atlantic Neptune)
Topics
Nautical charts -- Atlantic Coast (North America)
Sable Island (N.S.)
Notes
Content : Cf. H. N. Stevens. Catalogue of the Henry Newton Stevens collection of the Atlantic Neptune.

Content : Charts dated 1774 to 1782.

Content : Vol. 1 has imprint date 1780; v. 2 has general t.p. dated 1781, and 3 sectional title pages dated 1781, 1780, and 1780 respectively.

Content : Vol. 1 includes the "Preface," followed by "Contents of the charts," engraved on 1 leaf, listing 3 to 36 numbered items in 2 columns, an inserted title, no. 7**, being in manuscript. The engr. items are followed by the price of the sheet in shillings.

Content: Vol. 2 has ms. table headed "Contents, vol. II," listing items 1-55, 60-75.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13965988
RLIN/OCLC : 2005569
UUID: 24216420-c603-012f-99d3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1722: Creator Born
  • 1780: Issued
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sable Island" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1780-81 [i.e. 1781-82]. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6dbe4b7-20df-df5e-e040-e00a18065a91

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sable Island" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6dbe4b7-20df-df5e-e040-e00a18065a91

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1780-81 [i.e. 1781-82]). Sable Island Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6dbe4b7-20df-df5e-e040-e00a18065a91

Wikipedia Citation

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Sable Island