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New Map Of The Province of Quebec. Jefferys, Thomas, 1776

New Map Of The Province of Quebec. / Jefferys, Thomas / 1776
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Full Title: A New Map Of The Province of Quebec, according to The Royal Proclamation, of the 7th of October 1763. from The French Surveys Connected with those made after the War. By Captain Carver, and Other Officers, in His Majesty's Service. (with) four inset maps: A Particular Survey Of The Isles of Montreal; Plan of Montreal, or Villemarie; The City of Quebec; Course of the River St. Laurence, from la Valterie to Quebec on a Larger Scale. London. Printed for Robt. Sayer and John Bennett ... 16th February 1776.

Author: Jefferys, Thomas

Date: 1776

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Author: Jefferys, Thomas

Date: 1776

Short Title: New Map Of The Province of Quebec.

Publisher: London: Sayer and Bennett

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 50

Object Width cm: 67

Scale 1: 2,200,000

Note: In outline color with the waterways in a blue wash. The cities are shown with labeled points of reference.

Reference: NMM 361; cf P1165, 1166.

State / Province: Quebec

City: Quebec (Quebec)

Full Title: A New Map Of The Province of Quebec, according to The Royal Proclamation, of the 7th of October 1763. from The French Surveys Connected with those made after the War. By Captain Carver, and Other Officers, in His Majesty's Service. (with) four inset maps: A Particular Survey Of The Isles of Montreal; Plan of Montreal, or Villemarie; The City of Quebec; Course of the River St. Laurence, from la Valterie to Quebec on a Larger Scale. London. Printed for Robt. Sayer and John Bennett ... 16th February 1776.

List No: 0346.021

Series No: 24

Published In: The American Atlas: Or, A Geographical Description Of The Whole Continent Of America ... Engraved On Forty-Eight Copper Plates, By The Late Mr. Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to the King, and Others. London, Printed and Sold by R. Sayer and J. Bennett, Map and Print Sellers, No. 53, Fleet-Street. MDCCLXXVI.

Publication Author: Jefferys, Thomas

Publication Date: 1776

Publication Reference: NMM 361; cf P1165, 1166.

Publication Note: One of the most important atlases of the American Revolutionary War period. There are 22 maps on 29 sheets. The majority of the important large scale maps of the colonies are here, appearing together for the first time after having been issued as separates by Jefferys in the 1750's and 60's. This copy is the 1st 1776 edition, with the Quebec map, without the Lake Champlain map, as issued. This copy is the same as NMM 361, except the title page says 48 copper plates rather then the 49 on NMM 361, and on the NY/NJ map it is Major Holland rather than Capt. Holland (our NY/NJ map says Major-the 1775 says Capt-our index omits Holland-the reproduction atlas map copy says Major, and Carver is eliminated (why?); probably indicates that this was slightly before the NMM 361, as the 1775 title page is identical to this one (although we have not seen it yet-relying on P1165), except for the date. Summary of editions: 1775 (actually issued in 1776, has Evans Middle Colonies map, P1165); 1776 1st issue (our copy with 48 on TP, Quebec replaces Evans, N.Y- & N.J. is dated 1776, rather than 1775 and adds Pownall corrections and improvements); 1776 2nd issue (NMM 361, 49 on TP); 1777 (1776 on TP, N. Amer changes from Bowen/Gibson to Pownall version with 1777 on map, adds L. Champlain, P1166 -our reproduction copy); 1778 (P3659a, NMM 362, no changes from 1777); 1782 (P1169, no changes except Phillips says this copy has 1783 ed of N. Amer., inserted-later?) Our TP is a transition from 1775 to NMM361; NMM361 anticipates the Lake Champlain map in saying 49 plates. Covers are half leather brown cloth covered boards with "Jeffery's American Atlas. London MDCCLXXVI" stamped in gilt on the spine.

Publication List No: 0346.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 28

Publication Height cm: 57

Publication Width cm: 42

Image No: 0346021

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