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South America with the adjacent Islands in the Southern Ocean and South Sea [cartographic material]. 





Place of creation



R. Sayer & J. Bennett

1 map : ill., outline hand col. ; 41 x 59 cm on sheet 55 x 63 cm.
Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27718
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 70
Cartographic material
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70 Item no. assigned by LAC 70
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Prime meridian: London and Ferro.

"VI" appears in bottom right margin.

Includes 3 tables comparing obseravtions appearing on this map to maps by Bellin and D'Anville : East coast -- West coast of South America -- South America, East side.

Illustrated with ships outlining routes travelled by different explorers such as Cook, Bourgainville, Wallis, Bryon, Carterts and Dr. Halley.

Published according to the Act of Parliament, 10 June 1775, by R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No 53 fleet Street.

From: The American Atlas, 1778.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copies and additions see: H1/1-200/1775 (copy 2) (NMC 11823) ; H2/1-200/1753 (copy1) (NMC 44122) ; H1/1-200/1775 (copy 1) (NMC 51701) ; AMICUS No. 12061973 (1778) ; AMICUS No. 5771209 (1778) ; AMICUS No. 26305479 (1777) ; AMICUS No. 26305480 (1776) ; Mikan 3825828 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3825964 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3826058 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3826055 (NMC 27718).

Series title
1. A chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific ocean, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia.
2. One of six sheets that make up "A Chart of the North and South America including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia by Sayer and Bennett.

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 3659A, no. 1-3

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27718 (section 6/6)

Subject heading

South America - Maps - Early works to 1800.


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