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Map shows the known parts North America, the Caribbean and the northern part of South America.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
163 Item no. assigned by LAC 163
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes table of abbreviations which include symbols for locations archbp & bishops.
Map has a number of historical notes regarding discoveries in the new world.
Plate no 39 appears below the title cartouche. A coat of arms appear above the title cartouche.
Map depicts California as an island while Washington state and western Canada are described as "parts yet unknown".
Following names appear on the Great Lakes: Traci of Upper L. (Superior) ; Illinois L. (Michigan) ; Huron L. ; Erie L or Cats L. (Erie) and Ontario or Frontenac L (Ontario).
M. Burg. stands for Michael Burgers, the official engraver to the university of Oxford.
Cartographic math note
Citation / reference note
Phillips, Phillip Lee "List of Geographical atlases in the the Library of Congress", 1909, entries 3479.
Availability of other formats note
Copy / version note
National Map Collection 1984 Antique Map Calendar .
North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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