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A map of the world from the best authorities

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Title
A map of the world from the best authorities
Names
Thackara & Vallance (Engraver)
Carey, Mathew (1760-1839 ) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of the World

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1795 (Questionable)
Place: [Philadelphia]
Publisher: [Richardson & Lord?,]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 02-311 [Filed with World [1796], as originally cataloged in NYPL Dictionary Catalog of the Map Division]
Topics
Western Hemisphere
Eastern Hemisphere
Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Journeys
World maps
Western Hemisphere -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Eastern Hemisphere -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "Engrav'd for Carey's Edition of Guthrie's new system of geography."
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Shows routes of Capt. Cook, 1768-1780.
Citation/reference: Wheat & Brun. Maps and charts published in America before 1800, 25
Statement of responsibility: Thackara & Vallance, sc.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 2 hemispheres each 25 cm. in diam., on sheet 30 x 53 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 21805923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15437076
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67ab2170-c6b6-012f-5921-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1795: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the world from the best authorities" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1795. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-afea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the world from the best authorities" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-afea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1795). A map of the world from the best authorities Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-afea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A map of the world from the best authorities