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Title Page: American military pocket atlas. Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm). 1776

Title Page: American military pocket atlas. / Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm). / 1776
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Full Title: (Title Page to) 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.

Author: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm).

Date: 1776

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Author: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm).

Date: 1776

Short Title: Title Page: American military pocket atlas.

Publisher: London: Sayer and Bennett

Type: Title Page

Object Height cm: 22

Object Width cm: 14

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.

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

Country: United States

Event: American Revolution

Full Title: (Title Page to) 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.

List No: 0875B

Series No: 2

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: See note field above.

Publication List No: 0875.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 6

Publication Height cm: 22

Publication Width cm: 14

Image No: 0875B

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