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Africa. Thomson, John; J. & G. Menzies, 1813

Africa. / Thomson, John; J. & G. Menzies / 1813
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Full Title: Africa. J. & G. Menzies sculpt. (Drawn & engraved for Thomson's New general atlas, 1813?)

Author: Thomson, John; J. & G. Menzies

Date: 1813

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Author: Thomson, John; J. & G. Menzies

Date: 1813

Short Title: Africa.

Publisher: Edinburgh: John Thomson; London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; Dublin: John Cumming

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 47

Object Width cm: 53

Scale 1: 20,000,000

Note: Engraved map. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Printed label with "No. 47" pasted on verso.

Reference: Tooley, R.V. Maps of Africa, p. 101.

World Area: Africa

Full Title: Africa. J. & G. Menzies sculpt. (Drawn & engraved for Thomson's New general atlas, 1813?)

List No: 1007.052

Page No: No. 47

Series No: 56

Engraver or Printer: J. & G. Menzies

Published In: A new general atlas, consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the empires, kingdoms, and states in the World. Constructed from the best systematic works, and the most authentic voyages and travels. With a memoir of the progress of geography, a summary of physical geography, and a consulting index to facilitate the finding out of places. Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin. 1817.

Publication Author: Thomson, John

Publication Date: 1817

Publication Reference: P731; Newberry Library: Ayer +135 T4 1817.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 1007.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 84

Publication Height cm: 55

Publication Width cm: 45

Image No: 1007052

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