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R. Sayer & J. Bennett
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Publisher: R. Sayer and J. Bennett (Firm)
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.
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.
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South America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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