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A new map of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal. Kitchin, Thomas, 1790

A new map of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal. / Kitchin, Thomas / 1790
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Full Title: A new map of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal, with their principal divisions. London, printed for Robt. Sayer, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, June 1st, 1790.

Author: Kitchin, Thomas

Date: 1790

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Kitchin, Thomas

Date: 1790

Short Title: A new map of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal.

Publisher: London: Robert Sayer

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 47

Object Width cm: 64

Scale 1: 2,230,000

Note: Engraved map in outline color. Relief shown pictorially. Has note on Spanish political divisions. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. (W 10 25--E 7 00/N 44 25--N 35 20)

Reference: P4300.

Country: Spain ; Portugal

Full Title: A new map of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal, with their principal divisions. London, printed for Robt. Sayer, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, June 1st, 1790.

List No: 0411.020

Page No: 15

Series No: 22

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: 0411020

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