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subject : North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Paris.; Also shows part of South America.; "Dheulland Sculp"--Lower right margin.
Chez Rollin fils (publisher)
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761.; Heulland, Guillaume d', d. ca. 1770. (contributor)
1744
map
Engraved by: J. Spilsbury.; Prime meridian: London; Relief shown pictorially.; Text above top neat line: Engraved for the Continuation of Dr. Smollett's History of England; Library's copy missing a portion of lower right border.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Spilsbury, John, 1730?-1795? (creator)
1761
map
Prime meridian: Ferro; Covers the area east of the Mississippi River from James Bay to Cuba. Shows colonies, major towns and cities, rivers and lakes, land reserved for Indians.; Relief shown pictorially.
D. Henry and R. Cave (publisher)
Gibson, J. (John), fl. 1750-1792. (creator)
1763]
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
map
Relief shown pictorially.; "Dedicated to His Maty. William III, King of Great Britain."; English copy of the original French map, published in Utrecht in 1697.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Includes decorative cartouche.
Printed for M. Bentley, J. Tonson, H. Bonwick, T. Goodwin, and S. Manship (publisher)
Hennepin, Louis, 17th cent. (creator)
1698]
map
Covers the area east of the Mississippi River from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the English colonies in North America, towns and cities, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts and relief. Includes German text relating to English and French territorial claims. Place-names are in English.; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridians: Ferro and London.
[Curantibus Homannianis heredibus] (publisher)
Homann Erben (Firm) (creator)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. (contributor)
1777
map
Relief shown pictorially.; "West longitude from London."; "No. 59."; From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world ... 1752.
Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. (creator)
[1752]
map
Prime meridian: Ferro; Relief shown pictorially.; Produced for Universal Magazine.; Shows by color the possessions of the British, French, and Spanish.; Library's copy has portion of lower right border missing; latitude scale is present.
J. Hinton, Univ. Mag. Newgate Street (publisher)
Seale, Richard William (creator)
Hinton, John, d. 1781. (contributor)
[1763]
map
Prime meridian: London; Covers the eastern map of North America from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Shows provinces, towns and cities, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts, rivers, the Great Lakes, and fishing banks in the North Atlantic.; Relief shown pictorially.; Includes a table of "Distances of the most Noted Towns, Forts, &c. in North America".
Printed for G. Robinson (publisher)
Lodge, John, d. 1796. (creator)
Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771.; Robinson, George, 1736-1801. (contributor)
[1778]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Inset: East Florida continued.
Engrav'd for Baldwin's [sic] New complete & universal system of geography (publisher)
Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784. (creator)
[1794]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Unicorn watermark.; In upper left margin: Vol. 3, p. 425.
s.n (publisher)
Stephens. (creator)
[1740?]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Identical to Accurate map of North America drawn from the Sieur Robert with improvements (1762), except for changes in title cartouche and omission of Clipperton Island in the Pacific. That map credits "G. Rollos, sculp".; Date range taken from New York Public Library's Digital Gallery.
s.n (publisher)
Rollos, G., fl. 1754-1789.; Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. (contributor)
[between 1760 and 1780?]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Identical to Accurate map of North America drawn from the Sieur Robert with improvements (1762), except for changes in title cartouche and omission of Clipperton Island in the Pacific. That map credits "G. Rollos, sculp".; Date range taken from New York Public Library's Digital Gallery.
s.n (publisher)
Rollos, G., fl. 1754-1789.; Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. (contributor)
between 1760 and 1780?]
map
Prime meridian: London.; Relief shown pictorially.
Printed by J. Newbery (publisher)
Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. (creator)
Rollos, George. (contributor)
[1766.]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; "West longitude from London."; "No. 100."; From the author's A complete system of geography. 1752.
Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. (creator)
1752]
map
Scales and compass roses included in each inset with the exception of the inset of Vera Cruz, which does not include a compass rose.; Inset maps: Bahia Portus Belli -- Tractus bahiae et civitatis Havanae -- Tractus civitatis Carthagena castel ejus -- Vera Cruz.; The British colonies are east of the Appalachian Mountains; shows France's dominion through the Mississippi Valley and Florida, and Spain's over Mexico and New Mexico.; Shows colonial North America and Caribbean.; Includes notes and sailing tracks.; "Scale milliaria" in cartouche in upper left with text beneath: "Cum gratis et privil. S.R.I. Vicariatus, in partibus Rheni, Sueuiae, et juris Franconici."; Includes decorative vignette with scene of sea battle ans figures examining goods in chest in lower left.; Date estimated by "November, 1739" appearing in inset map Bahia Portus Belli.; Depths shown by soundings.; Relief shown pictorially.
s.n. (publisher)
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756. (creator)
Lotter, Tobias Conrad, 1717-1777. (contributor)
[ca. 1740]
Image
Relief shown pictorially.
s.n. (publisher)
Wyld, James, 1812-1887. (creator)
1800
map
Relief shown pictorially.; "Longit. west from Ferro I."; Includes historical notes and table of "Methodical divisions of North America."
Printed for the proprietor Carington Bowles (publisher)
Delarochette, L. (Louis), 1731-1802. (creator)
Palairet, Jean, 1697-1774.; Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793. (contributor)
[1766]
map
Hand colored.; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Shows provinces, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory.; Also shows shoals, banks, and other navigational hazards off the coast of Nova Scotia and in the Caribbean area.; Originally issued in 4 plates. LC copy mounted as 1 map.; "N.B. This large map of North America was originally engrav'd at Paris ..."; Includes historical and descriptive notes, and an inset chart of Baffin Bay and Hudson Bay.
Printed for John and Paul Knapton (publisher)
Bolton, Solomon, d. ca. 1768. (creator)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782.; Seale, Richard William.; Postlethwayt, Malachy, 1707?-1767.; Gravelot, H.; Walker, Anthony, 1726-1765.; John and Paul Knapton (Firm) (contributor)
1752
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Covers North America from Nova Scotia to Georgia and west to Illinois.; Prime meridian: London.; Inset: Supplement to Carolina.
J. Fielding (publisher)
Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835. (creator)
Fielding, John, bookseller. (contributor)
1782
Image
Published in: Boundaries, areas, geographic centers and altitudes of the United States and the several states / Edward M. Douglas. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1930. Geological Survey Bulletin 817. 2d Ed.; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; A reduced facsimile copy of the second edition, London, 1755.; "Printed for Jefferys and Faden, Geographers to the King."; Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts."; U.S.G.S. title: The Mitchell map of the British and French dominions in North America, 1755.; "Plate 5."
U.S. Geological Survey (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784.; Jefferys and Faden, London. (contributor)
1930
Image
Date established from Burden.; "Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester."; Insets: New Scotland.--I. of Jamaica.--I. of Barbados.--Bermudaz or Sommers Isles.--Carolina.
Edward Wells (publisher)
Nicholls, Sutton. (creator)
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727. (contributor)
[1701]
map
"Cum privilegio decennali Ab Ortelius delineab et execuded 1587".; Prime meridian: [Cape Verde]; Decorative corners & title.; Relief shown pictorially.; Map shows Americas, Pacific Ocean and Australia.; Strategically placed cartouche hides the fact that virtually nothing was know of the South Pacific area.; Latin text on verso and number 5
[s.n.] (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
1587
map
Prime meridian: [Cape Verde]; Decorative corners & title.; Relief shown pictorially.; Map shows Americas, Pacific Ocean and Australia.; Strategically placed cartouche hides the fact that virtually nothing was know of the South Pacific area.; As identified by Burden, this is State 2 of the 1570 edition. That edition was published with Dutch verse on verso in 1571 and 1573; they being identical.; Dutch text on verso and number 2.
s.n (publisher)
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (creator)
1571?]
Image
Relief shown pictorially. Indexed in: McCorkle, Barbara Backus. New England in early printed maps 1513 to 1800 no. 657.2
Chez L'Autheur (publisher)
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667 (creator)
Peyrounin, A. (contributor)
1657
map
Prime meridian: London; Mitchell's map is one of the most important cartographic documents in American history. Editions of the map were consulted by the official representatives of Great Britain and the United States during the peace negotiations of 1782 and 1783, and it has frequently been used in subsequent North American boundary disputes.; Inset map: Nouvelle carte de la Baye D' Hudson et de Labrador; Library's copy has "Ticonderoga" misspelled as "Ticonderago" - indicating that sheet 3 is from the second impression.; Library's copy is from the 3rd edition, Mixed Impression, as described in Sellers no. 53. Sheet 3 is from the second impression; the cartouche sheet is probably from the fourth impression.; Watermarks
par le Rouge [...] rue des Grands Augustins (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
1777
Image
Relief shown pictorially.; "Longitude du méridien de Paris."; "31."
Hotel de Thou (publisher)
Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794. (creator)
André, sculp. (contributor)
1788
map
Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Inset: Supplement pour les possessions Françoises et Angloises au sud de la Louisiane.; "Gravé par Chambon."; Relief shown pictorially.
chez le Sieur Longchamps (publisher)
Longchamps, Sébastian G. (creator)
Chambon, (contributor)
1756
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Title in upper margin: Tabula geographica Mexicae et Florida & cc.
Chez Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Stemmers, I.; Covens, Jean.; Mortier, Corneille. (contributor)
1722
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Title in upper margin: Tabula geographica Mexicae et Florida & cc.
Chez Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Stemmers, I.; Covens, Jean.; Mortier, Corneille. (contributor)
1722
map
Date estimated from watermark "Crane & Co. Dalton, Mass 1881"; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: [Ferro]; Legend contains symbols for Mission de Recoletz, Mission des Jessuites, and Mission de pique puce.
s.n (publisher)
Rouillard, I. (creator)
Boudan, L.; Le Clercq, Chrestien, ca. 1630-ca. 1695. (contributor)
1881, 1691
Image
Hand colored.; Relief shown pictorially.; Includes illus. of Niagara Falls and text at bottom of map.
Le Rouge, Georges-Louis. (creator)
1755
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Printing plate was irregularly shaped.; Watermark; The plate for this map was purchased by Zaltieri in late 1565 or early 1566. He issued the map in 1566 with "Venetijs æneis formis Bolognini Zalterij Anno M.D.LXVI" added below the title.
Paolo Forlani (publisher)
Forlani, Paolo (creator)
Zaltieri, Bolognino, fl. 1555-1576. (contributor)
[1565]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Ferro.
s.n (publisher)
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
[1750?]
map
Outline color.; A miniature map showing California as an island. The British colonies are shown confined east of the Appalachians, with France in control of the region between there and the Mississippi River. Spain controls all of the west and Florida. A large title cartouche, flanked by two snakes, occupies the area of the north West Coast line. Two ships and a sea monster fill the Atlantic.
Chiquet (publisher)
Chiquet, Jacques, d. 1721. (creator)
1719
map
Date established from Burden, p. 413 (State 4).; Under neat line at lower right: Somer Sculp.; Relief shown pictorially.
Chez l'auteur re (publisher)
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667 (creator)
Somer, Jean Pruthenus fl. 1650-1679. (contributor)
[1679]
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