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(A new map of the whole continent of America. northern section) Sayer, Robert, 1786

(A new map of the whole continent of America. northern section) / Sayer, Robert / 1786
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Full Title: (A new map of the whole continent of America. Northern section. 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. 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, MP. London, printed for Robt. Sayer, Map, Chart & Printseller, no. 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs 15th August, 1786)

Author: Sayer, Robert

Date: 1786

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Sayer, Robert

Date: 1786

Short Title: (A new map of the whole continent of America. northern section)

Publisher: London: Robert Sayer

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 53

Object Width cm: 119

Scale 1: 12,800,000

Note: Engraved map in outline color. Printed on 2 sheets. Relief shown pictorially. Includes table showing political divisions, and geographical notes. Prime meridian: Ferro. David Rumsey Collection copy mounted as 1 sheet.

Reference: Wheat, 206; P-Maps, p.111; cf Wagner, 692 (1783 ed.); P4300.

World Area: America ; Western Hemisphere

Full Title: (A new map of the whole continent of America. Northern section. 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. 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, MP. London, printed for Robt. Sayer, Map, Chart & Printseller, no. 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs 15th August, 1786)

List No: 0411.037

Page No: 28

Series No: 39

Published In: A general atlas, describing the whole universe: being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the latest discoveries. The whole being an improvement of the maps of D'Anville and Robert. Engraved in the best manner on sixty-two copper-plates, by Thomas Kitchin, Senior, and Others. London: printed For Robert Sayer, no. 53, Fleet-Street, (1790).

Publication Author: Kitchin, Thomas

Publication Date: 1790

Publication Reference: P4300.

Publication Note: Late issue. Many of the maps are double sheet. This atlas was later expanded to become the New Universal Atlas (see David Rumsey Collection copy). Some of these maps also appeared in the American Atlas by Jefferys. There are actually 23 large maps, on 35 connected sheets, produced from 62 copper plates. Maps are hand painted with outline and full color and bound in half leather tan marbled paper covered boards with "General Atlas" stamped in gold on the spine. Inscription inside front cover in pen-and-ink: R. Sayer pub, 53 Fleet ... 8th, 1791 ...

Publication List No: 0411.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 35

Publication Height cm: 55

Publication Width cm: 41

Image No: 0411037

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