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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.

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Names
Green, John (fl. 1730-1753 ) (Cartographer)
Jefferys, Thomas (d. 1771) (Publisher)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1753-02-19
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: T. Jefferys
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6464 [LHS 771a; atlas cases; 1 sheet folded in slip case]
Topics
America -- Discovery and exploration
America
Notes
Content : Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations.

Content : NYPL copy lacks text by Green.

Content : NYPL copy: 6 maps trimmed and mounted on cloth as 1 sheet: hand cl. ,123 x 110 cm. folded in slipcase 29 x 17 cm.

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

Content : Prime meridians: London and Ferro.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Content : Accompanied by J. Green's: Remarks, in support of the new chart of North and South America; in six sheets. 48 p.

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, with islands dispersed thro' the same -- Chart of South America, comprehending the West Indies, with the adjacent islands, in the Southern Ocean, and South Sea.

Content : Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000] (E 160⁰--E 2⁰/N 82⁰--S 60⁰).

Content: Shows nautical exploration routes.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 maps ; 54 x 61 cm. or smaller, bound together.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5445174
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15348127
UUID: 757d1d50-c5d5-012f-00d1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1730: Creator Born
  • 1753: Issued
  • 1753: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

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. 1753-02-19. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b61d04f3-4ccc-0f60-e040-e00a18060aeb

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b61d04f3-4ccc-0f60-e040-e00a18060aeb

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1753-02-19). 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/b61d04f3-4ccc-0f60-e040-e00a18060aeb

Wikipedia Citation

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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.