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A general map of the World or Terraqueous globe ; with all the new discoveries and marginal delineations, containing the most interesting particulars in the solor, starry and mundane system [cartographic material] /  


January 6, 1787


Printed for Robert Sayer, No53 Fleet Street, as the Act Directs

Place of creation


1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. outline ; 110 x 155 cm on sheet 55 x 129 cm or smaller.

Scope and content

Dunn's decorative double hemisphere map of the World, embellished with a number of different Celestial Models, which has been revised to include the discoveries of Captain Cook on his 3 voyages

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27714
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #73
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

This double hemisphere map Western Hemisphere or the New World by Mr. d'Anville, with new discoveries and several additions -- Eastern Hemisphere or the Old World by Mr. d'Anville, with the new discoveries and several additions.

Pictoral relief.

Printed for Robert Sayer, No53 Fleet Street, as the Act Directs January 6, 1787.

Ancillary maps or charts: The Solar System -- The Northern Hemisphere -- The Southern Hemisphere -- An astronomical latitude & longitude analemma -- An universal scale -- A chart of the World according to Mercator's projection, with the rhumb lines -- Selenography or A map of the Moon according to Father Riccioli -- The vicissitude of seasons explained -- The analemma.

Also incliudes tables describing: The dimensions of the solar system -- A table of the place of the sun in the ecliptic & declination -- Geographical definitions -- The causes of the tides --The vcissitude of seasons explained.

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

Related materials
For other copies see: G1015 .K57 1788 - fol. Vault (AMICUS No. 26306129)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:43 000 000] (W 180°--E 180°/N 90°--S 90°)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 668, map no 1-2.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27714 (4 sect)

Location of originals note
From: Kitchen, Thomas: A general atlas, describing the whole universe: being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care and augmented from the latest discoveries. The whole being an improvement of the maps of d'Anville and Robert de Vaugondy. London, for Robert Sayer (1768- 1788), maps nos. 1 and 2.

Subject heading

1. World - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Astronomy - Charts, diagrams etc. - Early works to 1800.
3. Stars - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. Moon - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.