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Carey's American atlas.
Barker, W. (William) (fl. 1795-1803) (Engraver)
Lewis, Samuel (1753 or 4-1822 ) (Compiler)
Carey, Mathew (1760-1839 ) (Publisher)

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


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1809-04
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Published by Mathew Carey
America -- Maps
Content: 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 1173
Physical Description
Extent: 1 atlas ([27] leaves (some folded)) : 25 maps ; 46 cm.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 9611022
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15482980
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fbe88a90-c5d3-012f-6e8e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1809: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Carey's American atlas.