NamesBolton, Solomon, -approximately 1768 (Cartographer)Postlethwayt, Malachy, 1707?-1767 (Author)Walker, Anthony, 1726-1765 (Engraver)John and Paul Knapton (Firm) (Publisher)Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773 (Artist)Seale, Richard William (Engraver)Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782 (Associated name)
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases
Charts and maps
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1752Place: LondonPublisher: Printed for John and Paul Knapton
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 97-6155 [LHS 550M]
TopicsNorth America -- Early works to 1800
NotesContent: Copy in Map Div. 97-6155: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 550M.Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.Citation/reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 13Statement of responsibility: performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood by the Sieur d'Anville ; greatly improved by Mr. Bolton ; engrav,d by R. W. Seale ; Gravelot, delin. ; Walker, sculp.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand col. ; 82 x 83 cm.
Description"Mr. Postlethwayt's Dictionary of commerce." "N.B. This large map of North America was originally engrav'd at Paris, ..." Also shows shoals, banks, and other navigational hazards off the coast of Nova Scotia and in the Caribbean area. Includes historical and descriptive notes, and an inset chart of Baffin Bay and Hudson Bay. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. Shows provinces, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 5406800NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14870340Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 475d0f20-c5d5-012f-f6b0-58d385a7bc34
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