The state of Pennsylvania
NamesBarker, W. (William) (fl. 1795-1803) (Engraver)Lewis, Samuel (1753 or 4-1822 ) (Compiler)Carey, Mathew (1760-1839 ) (Publisher)Guthrie, William (1708-1770 ) (Associated name)Smither, James (Engraver)
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases
Carey's American atlas.
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1809-04Place: PhiladelphiaPublisher: Published by Mathew CareyDate Issued: 1804-04
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 97-6054[LHS 330]Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6054 (map 11)[In LHS 330]
TopicsAmerica -- MapsPennsylvania -- Maps
NotesContent: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 330.Content: Longitude given from Philadelphia; some maps also give longitude from London.Content: Majority of maps compiled by Samuel Lewis, and many engraved by W. Barker, 1794-1809.Content: Map numbers on maps do not correspond to the numbers assigned in the contents given on t.p. Maps are bound in the sequence given on t.p.Content: Most maps have statement: Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved.Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.Content: NYPL copy imperfect: maps of South Carolina and Tennessee wanting; map of South America on loose leaf.Content: NYPL copy provenance: Typed note pasted on front paste-down endpaper: Atlas 1809, used in family of Abraham Staats (1743-1821) of South Bound Brook, N.J.Content: Relief shown pictorially.Citation/reference: Variant of Phillips 1173Content: "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved."Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.Content: Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London.Statement of responsibility: reduced with permission from Reading Howells map, by Samuel Lewis ; Smither, sculp.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 29 x 45 cm., folded to 45 x 31 cm.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 9611022NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15482980RLIN/OCLC: 50483016NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15482990Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fcedec90-c5d3-012f-b7ef-58d385a7bc34
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