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A Compleat Map of the West Indies. Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), 1776

A Compleat Map of the West Indies. / Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) / 1776
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Full Title: A Compleat Map of the West Indies, Containing the Coasts of Florida, Louisiana, New Spain, and Terra Firma: with all the Islands. By Samuel Dunn, Mathematician. London: Printed for Robt. Sayer ... 10 January 1774.

Author: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)

Date: 1776

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Author: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)

Date: 1776

Short Title: A Compleat Map of the West Indies.

Publisher: London: Sayer and Bennett

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 31

Object Width cm: 45

Scale 1: 9,000,000

Note: In outline color by country or European ownership.

Reference: P1206; Streeter 73; Nebenzahl Atlas of the American Revolution p.11-17.

World Area: West Indies ; Central America

Event: American Revolution

Full Title: A Compleat Map of the West Indies, Containing the Coasts of Florida, Louisiana, New Spain, and Terra Firma: with all the Islands. By Samuel Dunn, Mathematician. London: Printed for Robt. Sayer ... 10 January 1774.

List No: 0875.002

Series No: 7

Engraver or Printer: Dunn, Samuel

Published In: The American Military Pocket Atlas; Being An approved Collection of Correct Maps, Both General and Particular, of The British Colonies; Especially those which now are, or probably may be The Theatre of War: Taken principally from the actual Surveys and judicious Observations of Engineers De Brahm and Romans; Cook, Jackson, and Collet; Maj. Holland, and other Officers, Employed in His Majesty's Fleets and Armies. London. Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennet, Map and Print-Sellers (No. 53) Fleet-street.

Publication Author: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)

Publication Date: 1776

Publication Reference: P1206; Streeter 73; Nebenzahl Atlas of the American Revolution p.11-17.

Publication Note: This small hand atlas has six early maps, three of which are particularly important to the mapping of the American Revolution: The Seat of War in the Northern Colonies and The seat of War in the Middle British Colonies (both derived from the Evans/Pownall maps), and the Seat of War in the Southern Colonies (by Bernard Romans). Nicknamed the "Holster Atlas" because it was made for the used of British army officers. All maps in outline color, folded and bound into book with paper covered boards and quarter leather with "American Pocket Atlas" stamped in gilt on the spine.

Publication List No: 0875.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 6

Publication Height cm: 22

Publication Width cm: 14

Image No: 0875002

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