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Chart containing the coast of California, New Albion, and Russian discoveries to the north, with the Peninsula of Kamtschatka, in Asia opposite thereto, and islands, dispersed over the Pacific Ocean to the north of the line [cartographic material]. 

Date(s)

1775

Place

London

Place of creation

England

Publisher

R. Sayer & J. Bennett

1 map : ill., outline hand col. ; 42 x 53 cm on sheet 56 x 56 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 #68
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
68 Item no. assigned by LAC 68
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.

Illustrated with ships that indicate the routes of various explorers.

"No III" in bottom right corner.

Includes charts of astronomical observations and descritpive and historic text.

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 # 69.

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 editions see: Mikan 3825766 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3825828 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3825964 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3826055 (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 3/6).

Subject heading

1. World - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.

Private

Other system control no.

3826058