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Place of creation
Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
124 Item no. assigned by LAC 124
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
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
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
1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Siberia, Eastern (Russia) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Asia - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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