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North America as didvided amongst the European powers [cartographic material] / 


10 Jany. 1774

Place of creation



Printed for Robt. Sayer

1 map : hand col. ; 30 x 44 cm on sheet 45 x 56 cm.
Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC135102
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #198
Cartographic material
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198 Item no. assigned by LAC 198
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/1000/1774 (copy 1)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Meridien of Ferro Island.

"39" appears in upper right and lower right margin.

"Printed for Robt. Sayer No 53 in Fleet Street as the Act Directs 10 Jany. 1774".

"Shows the discoveries made by the Russians, during the last twenty years" along the Alaska coast.

" Land seen by Mendana" appears in the Pacific Ocean along the Tropic of Cancer.

From: Dunn's A new atlasof the mundane system; or of geography and cosmography: describing the heavens and the earth, the distances, motions and magnitudes of the celestial bodies, 1774, map no 39.

Relief shown pictorially.

Physical condition note
Torn along center fold line.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copy see H3/1000/1774 (copy 2)Coverdale Collection (NMC 6691)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1: 21 000 000] (W 180°--W 0°/N 80°--N 0°)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 3515, no. 39.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 135102

Subject heading

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


Other system control no.