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North America and the West Indies with the opposite coasts of Europe and Africa [cartographic material]. 

Date(s)

1775

Place

London

Place of creation

England

Publisher

R. Sayer & J. Bennett

1 map : ill., outline hand col. ; 41 x 59 cm on sheet 56 x 65 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 # 69.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
69 Item no. assigned by LAC 69
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.

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Prime meridian: London and Ferro.

"IV" appears in bottom right corner.

Includes three tables of comparative latitudes with maps by Bellin and D'Anville. East coast of North America Astronomical Obser. -- The Islands -- North coast of South America Astronomical Observations.

Another table shows the difference in longitudes between Boston and Oswega on Lake Ontario from the charts by Bellin, D'Anville and Popple.

Shows major fishing banks and illustrations of ships and routes taken by didfferent explorers.

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

Map represents the right hand sheet. For the left hand sheet see Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 68.

From: The American Atlas, 1778.

Physical condition note
Has torn bottom left corner. 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 3825964 (NMC 27718) and 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 Ocean 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
Phillips, Entry 3659A.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27718 (section 4/6)

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. North Atlantic Ocean - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. West Indies - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. Central America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
5. West Africa - Maps - Early works to 1800.
6. Europe - Maps - Early works to 1800.

Private

Other system control no.

3826055