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Title
A chart of the British Channel, on Mercator's Projection ...
Names
Knight, John (Cartographer)
Steel & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of Europe

Parts

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1818
Place: London
Publisher: Steele & co.
Edition: 5th ed.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 11-426
Topics
English Channel -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "A new edition, with all recent alterations to the present time, accompanied with a large sheet, separately, containing particular charts on a large scale, of the Downs and Margate Roads; the Isle of Whight; Needles Passage; Torbay; Plymouth Sound; Harbours of Fowey, Falmouth and Cork; Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, etc.; Harbours of Cherbourg and Havre de Grace; the Environs of Boulogne etc. Together with a book of complete sailing directions."
Content: Includes 20 engraved illustrations of islands, harbors and other landmarks.
Content: Insets: Mounts Bay, Cape Cornwall, Spithead etc., Portland etc., I. Grain, Exmouth Bar, Scilly Isles, Dartmouth Harbour, Ushant.
Content: Note across west sheet of map: "Rennell's Current, setting at times to the north & west, as described in the Book of directions.
Content: Relief is represented by hachures, and depth by bathymetric soundings.
Statement of responsibility: by John Knight, Esq.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 3 sheets ; 92 x 180 cm., sheets 92 x 61 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19548350
Barcode: 33433095987271
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 689598b0-c6e7-012f-78d5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1818: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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A chart of the British Channel, on Mercator's Projection ...