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Chart containing part of the icy sea with adjacent coast of Asia & America [cartographic material]. 

Date(s)

1775

Place

London

Place of creation

England

Publisher

Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett

1 map : ill., outline hand col. ; 41 x 52 cm on sheet 46 x 59 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27718
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 124
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
124 Item no. assigned by LAC 124
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/1-2000/1775

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Prime meridian: London and Ferro.

"No I" appears in bottom right corner.

Includes two tables: Latitudes obsereved by Capt. Behring on the coast of Siberia -- Comparative table showing latitudes for charts by Moll and Senex depicting the east coast of Siberia & west coast of America.

Includes illustrations of ships and routes of different exploers and information on discoveries.

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

Map represents the left hand sheet. For the right hand sheet see Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 283.

From: The American atlas, 1778

Physical condition note
Upper right margin of map torn off. On verso scotch tape.

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 editions see: Mikan 3825766 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3825828 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3826055 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3826058 (NMC 27718) ; 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).

Series title
1. A chart of the North and South America including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africia 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
Kershaw, Entry 470, State 3.
Phillips, Entry 3659A, no. 1-3.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27718 (section 1/6)

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Siberia, Eastern (Russia) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Asia - Maps - Early works to 1800.

Private

Other system control no.

3825964