An accurate map of North America: drawn from the best modern maps and charts, and regulated by astron'l. observatns
NamesBurke, Edmund, 1729-1797 (Author)Burke, William, 1730-1798 (Associated name)Dodsley, James, 1724-1797 (Publisher)Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767 (Cartographer)R. and J. Dodsley (Publisher)
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases
An account of the European settlements in America: in six parts ... Each part contains an accurate description of the settlements in it, their extent, climate, productions, trade, genius and disposition of their inhabitants ; the interests of the several powers of Europe with respect to those settlements, and their political and commercial views with regard to each other
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1757Place: LondonPublisher: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley...
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 97-6467 [LHS 3033; atlas cases]Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6467 (Vol. 2, map facing t.p.) [In LHS 3033]
TopicsAmerica -- Discovery and explorationAmericaNorth America
NotesContent: 8vo: v. 1: A, B(+/-, B2, 4), C-E(E1), F-U, X; v. 2: [A]1, B-X.Content: Attributed to Burke, possibly in collaboration with his brother Richard and/or his cousin William. Cf. Todd, p. 28-29. CBEL attributes to William.Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6467: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3033.Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.Citation/reference: ESTC, T006290.Citation/reference: Todd, 4aContent: Copy 1: Binder's title: European settlements in America. -- Sprinkled calf, black and green morocco lettering pieces, gilt spine decorations and titling, gilt decorative cover edges, red sprinkled edges. -- Bookplate: Edn. Smith; C.J. Sawyer, October 1926.Content: Copy 2: Binder's title: Settlem. in America. -- Sprinkled calf, red morocco titling piece, gilt spine titling and rules, gilt rule borders, cover edges blind tooled with blacking, red sprinkled edges. -- Bookplate (v. 1): John Lord Sheffield, Sussex; Bookplate (v. 2, laid in) Thomas Pennant; Henry Stevens.Content: In upper left corner: to face vol. II.Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.Content: Prime meridian: London.Content: Relief shown pictorially.Statement of responsibility: by Eman. Bowen, geog'r. to His Majesty, 1747.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 15 x 20 cm. folded to 20 x 10 cm.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13602310RLIN/OCLC: 49058724NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15348141Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a5739c0-c5d4-012f-7f0b-58d385a7bc34
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