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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
Green, John, fl. 1730-1753 (Cartographer)
Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 (Publisher)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1753-02-19
Place: London
Publisher: T. Jefferys
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6464 [LHS 771a; atlas cases; 1 sheet folded in slip case]
Topics
America -- Discovery and exploration
America
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations.
Citation/reference: Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 4
Content: Prime meridians: London and Ferro.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Accompanied by J. Green's: Remarks, in support of the new chart of North and South America; in six sheets. 48 p.
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, with islands dispersed thro' the same -- Chart of South America, comprehending the West Indies, with the adjacent islands, in the Southern Ocean, and South Sea.
Content: Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000] (E 160⁰--E 2⁰/N 82⁰--S 60⁰).
Content: Shows nautical exploration routes.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 maps ; 54 x 61 cm. or smaller, bound together.
NYPL copy: 6 maps trimmed and mounted on cloth as 1 sheet: hand cl. ,123 x 110 cm. folded in slipcase 29 x 17 cm.
NYPL copy lacks text by Green.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5445174
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15348127
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 757d1d50-c5d5-012f-00d1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1730: Creator Born
  • 1753: Creator Died
  • 1753: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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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. 1753-02-19. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b61d04f3-4ccc-0f60-e040-e00a18060aeb

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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 20, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b61d04f3-4ccc-0f60-e040-e00a18060aeb

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1753-02-19). A chart of North and South America Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b61d04f3-4ccc-0f60-e040-e00a18060aeb

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A chart of North and South America