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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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Title
A chart of North and South America: including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia
Names
Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 (Engraver)
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) (Publisher)
Green, John, fl. 1730-1753 (Cartographer)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1775
Place: London
Publisher: Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6433 [LHS 771 (central and south sheets), LHS 772 (north sheet)]
Topics
America -- Discovery and exploration
America
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Prime meridian: London and Ferro.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Shows nautical exploration routes.
Content: "According to act of Parliament."
Content: Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations.
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 & Chart of South America, comprehending the West Indies, with the adjacent islands, in the Southern Ocean, and South Sea]
Citation/reference: Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 4d
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 3 sheets : hand col. ; 42 x 110 cm. or smaller.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 8731487
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15307603
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 75fcc5d0-c5d5-012f-aab9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1775: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of North and South America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b31dfce-33fe-d84c-e040-e00a18065f2a

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of North and South America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b31dfce-33fe-d84c-e040-e00a18065f2a

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1775). A chart of North and South America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b31dfce-33fe-d84c-e040-e00a18065f2a

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A chart of North and South America