A New map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South and West Indies. : Wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles Jan. 20, 1783


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Title:
A New map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South and West Indies. : Wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles Jan. 20, 1783
Description:
Subject: Map of the Western Hemisphere. Includes cartouche at bottom right with a native headpiece and quiver, a beaver and a crocodile or alligator, set in a landscape.
Creator:
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Donor:
Frost, Donald McKay, 1877-1958
Publisher:
Sayer, Robert
Name on Item:
compiled from Mr. d'Anville's maps of that continent, with the addition of the Spanish discoveries in 1775 to the north of California & corrected in the several parts belonging to Great Britain from the original materials of Governor Pownall, M.P.
Date:
1786
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
American Antiquarian Society
Collection (local):
American Antiquarian Society Collection
Subjects:
North America--Maps
South America--Maps
Places:
North America (area)
Publisher:
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, map, chart & printseller, no. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs
Notes:
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Relief shown pictorially.
Inset: The supplement to North America containing the countries adjoining to Baffins & Hudsons bays.
"The continent and islands of America possessed by the European nations are as follows ... "
Extent:
1 map on 4 sheets : engraving, hand colored ; 104 x 119 cm., on sheets 55 x 62 cm. or smaller
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:12,000,000]
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=480615
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