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British N. America. Hall, S. (Sidney), 1829

British N. America. / Hall, S. (Sidney) / 1829
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Full Title: British North America by Sidney Hall. London, published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, Paternoster Row, April 1st. 1829.

Author: Hall, S. (Sidney)

Date: 1829

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Author: Hall, S. (Sidney)

Date: 1829

Short Title: British N. America.

Publisher: London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 42

Object Width cm: 52

Scale 1: 14,400,000

Note: Engraved map. Boundaries hand col. Relief shown by hachures. Also numbered XLV.

Reference: Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi west, 386.

Country: Canada

Full Title: British North America by Sidney Hall. London, published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, Paternoster Row, April 1st. 1829.

List No: 4224.046

Page No: 45

Series No: 50

Published In: A new general atlas, with the divisions and boundaries carefully coloured; Constructed entirely from new drawings, and engraved by Sidney Hall. (1st ed.). London, printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, Paternoster Row, 1830.

Publication Author: Hall, S. (Sidney)

Publication Date: 1830

Publication Reference: Phillips, 758; Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 380, 381, 386; Tooley, R.V. The mapping of Australia and Antarctica. 2nd ed., p. 92-93.

Publication Note: Unusual presentation in two large elephant folio volumes with the maps unfolded. Covers are three quarter leather, marbled paper covered boards with "Hall's Atlas Part 1" and "Part 2" respectively, stamped in gilt on the front and spine. Wheat mentions the United States, Mexico and Guatimala, and British North America maps: he declares them up to date, making good use of the Lewis and Clark and Long maps. Interestingly for a British cartographer, Hall shows Maine and Oregon with the most ambitious U.S. claims as to territory. Graphically, these maps are very striking and beautiful; with outline color. Hall did a revised edition in the 1850-57 period (Phillips 821). The Australia maps are also mentioned by Tooley (Australia and Antarctica). In 1840 he collaborated with A. & C. Black to produce Black's General Atlas -- however, those maps are somewhat smaller and not as impressive as these maps. The maps are dated variously from 1827 to 1830, with the title page dated 1830. This may indicate that the atlas was first issued in parts.

Publication List No: 4224.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 53

Publication Height cm: 63

Publication Width cm: 52

Image No: 4224046

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