Amérique septentrionale avec les routes, distances en miles, limites et etablissements françois et anglois


Amérique septentrionale avec les routes, distances en miles, limites et etablissements françois et anglois

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Title:
Amérique septentrionale avec les routes, distances en miles, limites et etablissements françois et anglois
Description:
Displayed here is the first French edition, first impression of Dr. John Mitchell's landmark map of North America. Available to a French audience during the French and Indian War (1754-1763), this map provided the most accurate depiction of interior North America available at the time. The map played an important role in treaty negotiations with foreign powers and Native Americans, and was referenced until after the Revolutionary War
Creator:
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768
Contributor:
Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
Name on Item:
par le docteur Mitchel. Traduit de l'Anglois à Paris par Le Rouge, ingr. géographe du roy.
Date:
1756
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
British--America--Maps--Early works to 1800
North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
North America (area)
Edition:
1st French ed.
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes text and inset "Nouvelle carte de la baye d'Hudson et de Labrador selon les dernieres cartes levées sur les lieux."
Extent:
1 map on 8 sheets : hand col. ; 136 x 195 cm, sheets 76 x 55 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:2,020,000]
Language:
French
Identifier:
06_01_008546
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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