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subject : Southern States--Maps--Early works to 1800
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Second state with Atlantic Ocean correctly named.; Shows several towns, Indian villages and tribal territory, rivers, a few channels and navigational hazards, and relief.
J. Bew (publisher)
Bew, John, d. 1793. (creator)
Lodge, John, d. 1796. (contributor)
1781
map
Shows Indian villages, rivers and inlets, anchorages and soundings.; Inset: Plan of the harbour and settlement of Pensacola. Scale [ca. 1:420,000].; Relief shown by soundings for Pensacola harbor and approaches.; Prime meridian: London.
Gentlemen's Magazine (publisher)
Gibson, J. (John), fl. 1750-1792. (creator)
1763]
map
Covers Mexico, Central America, the southern U.S., and northern South America.; Relief shown pictorially.; "12th. May, 1794."; Prime meridian: London.; Hand colored.; Title in decorative cartouche.
Laurie & Whittle (publisher)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. (creator)
Robert Laurie and James Whittle. (contributor)
1794
map
Prime meridians: Philadelphia and London; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows major rivers and streams and the land holdings of the Upper Mississippi Company, the Georgia Company and the Tennessee Company in what is now Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.
C. Dilly Poultry (publisher)
Russell, John, fl. 1733-1795. (creator)
1798
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Greenwich.; English edition of that part of Guillaume de L'Isle's 1703 map which shows Louisiana, Florida and Carolina.; Shows locations of Indian tribes and their villages.; Title in a frame at bottom center.
F. Roberts (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
[1720]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Includes note on the Cherokees and ornamental cartouche.; "No. 60" below neat line, bottom left.
Printed for W. Innys, R. Ware etc (publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, -1767. (creator)
1747
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Prime meridians: I'isle de Fer and Paris.; Relief shown by hachures.
n.p (publisher)
Poirson, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1760-1831. (creator)
Bartram, William, 1739-1823.; Blondeau, active 18th century-19th century. (contributor)
[1799]
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Relief shown by shading.; Prime meridian: London.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, -1767. (contributor)
[1764?]
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; Hand colored.; Title in illustrative cartouche.; Inset: The Gallapagos Islands discovered & described by Capt. Cowley in 1684.; "No. 110."
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, -1767. (creator)
[1752]
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Decorative title cartouche depicting classical figures, with coat of arms.; Dedicated to Anthony Hammond.; Shows boundaries, rivers, forests and principal settlements, with notes.; Relief shown pictorially.; London meridian.; Continent of North America, as then known, with Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.
John Senex] (publisher)
Senex, John, -1740. (creator)
1710
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Scale calculated from latitude spacing.; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows California as an island.
G. G. de Rossi (publisher)
Sanson, Guillaume (creator)
Rossi, Giovanni Giacomo de, 1627-1691.; Widman, Georgio (contributor)
1677
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; Map shows landforms, drainage, cities, prevailing winds, and other landmarks.; Also shows southern United States, Central America, and northern South America.; "Where may be had just publish'd for the use of the curious as well as students, in one vol: 8 vo., Geography reformed; or, A new system of general geography, according to an accurate analysis of ye science; augmented with several necessary branches omitted by former authors in 4 parts to which is added a copious index, answering ye end of a geographical dictionary."--Along bottom margin.; Includes explanatory notes.; Detached from and originally published in: The Gentleman's magazine, v. 10, Jan. 1740, opp. pg. 3.
Printed for E. Cave (publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, -1767. (creator)
Cave, Edward, 1691-1754, (contributor)
[1740]
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Seligmann's re engraving of Mark Catesby's map. That English version appeared variously in volumes 1 or 2 of The Natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, published in London 1731-1732.; Prime meridian: London; Relief shown pictorially.; Depicts the Southeast as far west as the Mississippi River. Colored to show the British possessions in pink, the French in green, and the Spanish in yellow.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Seligmann, Johann Michael, 1720-1762. (creator)
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749. (contributor)
1755
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Seligmann's re engraving of Mark Catesby's map. That English version appeared variously in volumes 1 or 2 of The Natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, published in London 1731-1732.; Prime meridian: London.; Relief shown pictorially.; Depicts the Southeast as far west as the Mississippi River. Colored to show the British possessions in pink, the French in green, and the Spanish in yellow.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Seligmann, Johann Michael, 1720-1762. (creator)
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749. (contributor)
1755
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Seligmann's re engraving of Mark Catesby's map. That English version appeared variously in volumes 1 or 2 of The Natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, published in London 1731-1732.; Prime meridian: London.; Relief shown pictorially.; Depicts the Southeast as far west as the Mississippi River. Colored to show the British possessions in pink, the French in green, and the Spanish in yellow.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Seligmann, Johann Michael, 1720-1762. (creator)
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749. (contributor)
1755
map
Date appears on the title page of the volume in which this map is found.; Relief is shown pictorially.; Scales shown in Milliaria Germanica and Milliaria Gallica.; "Pag. 21" above neat line, upper right.; "Uytgeroerd te Leyden door Pieter vander Aa met Privilegie" below neat line, lower left.; "Pontius" below neat line, lower right.; Title in cartouche at lower right, surrounded by scenes of sailing ships, explorers arriving on shore, and explorers fighting Indians.
Pieter Vander Aa (publisher)
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. (creator)
[1706]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.; "Russell, sculp. ..."; Coordinates shown as W 14⁰--E 2⁰/N 37⁰--N 30⁰.; Library copy has note: Map of the Southern part of the U.S.A. (Morse). Engraved by Russell, London, 1798. ..."
C. Dilly (publisher)
Russell, John, fl. 1733-1795.; Dilly, Charles.; Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826. (contributor)
1798
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Relief shown pictorially.; "Russell del. et sculp."; From: An historical, geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of the United States of America / W. Winterbotham. New York : Printed by Tiebout and O'Brien, for J. Reid, 1796. Vol. 3, p. 1.; Prime meridian: London.
H.D. Symonds (publisher)
Russell, John, fl. 1733-1795. (creator)
Symonds, H. D. (contributor)
1795
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Covers the southern states east of the Mississippi River.; Relief shown pictorially.; "Drawn & Engraved for Morse's American Gazetteer."; Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
S. Hall, and Thomas & Andrews (publisher)
Bradley, Abraham, 1731-1824. (creator)
Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826. (contributor)
1797
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Copper engraving.; Relief represented pictorially.; Shows the West Indies and Florida, portions of what became the southern United States, Central America and northern South America.; Title in ornate strapwork cartouche with cherubs and birds. Decorative flower border around perimeter of map.; Includes coat of arms in top left corner, historical notes, sailing ships, sea monsters and compass rose on the Tropic of Cancer line.; Shows longitude coordinates, latitude coordinates estimated and derived from a modern map of the area. Geographic coordinates converted to Greenwich.; Map is believed to be based on the charts of Girolamo Benzoni, who explored the New World between 1541 and 1556. Florida is derived from the Le Moyne map of 1591. It is one of the earliest maps to detail northern South America and one of the few Caribbean maps of the period. The islands of the West Indies are represented disproportionately large, and the Bahamas with the Islands Bahama and Lucaya are placed too far north.; Scale from source.; Publisher's information from Church catalogue.; Appears in: Americae pars quarta, de Bry's part IV of his Grands Voyages. Editions were published in 1594, 1613 and 1644.
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598, (creator)
Benzoni, Girolamo, 1519-; Feyerabend, Johann, 1550-1599, (contributor)
anno M D XCIIII, [1594].
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At upper right in lower right corner of title box: Tom: VI, no. 27, pag: 101.; Box at lower left contains remarks on Mexico and Florida.; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows political boundaries, areas of Indian habitation, cities, towns, ports, rivers, and notable physical features for North America from the Great Lakes and New England in the north to the Sea of California, all of New Spain, the West Indies, and the northwest coast of South America; "Floride" encompassing the [modern-day] southeastern states and the majority of [modern-day] Texas and Oklahoma.; This is a reduced version of Guillaume de L'Isle's 1703 Carte du Mexique et de la Florida. According to Koeman, the map appeared in Vol. VI of the 1719 and 1732 editions of Chatelain's Atlas Historique. Library also holds the uncolored 1732 printing. The worn quality of the plate used in 1719 is evident.
Chatelain (publisher)
Chatelain, Henri Abraham. (creator)
[1719]
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Shows southeastern states plus part of Cuba and Bahamas.; Relief shown pictorially.; Watermark
Johannis Bogardi (publisher)
Wytfliet, Corneille. (creator)
1597
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Latin text on verso of both pages, numbered 9.; Originally published in: Theatrum orbis terrarum / Abraham Ortelius. Antverpiæ : s.n., 1584. Latin editions published 1584, 1591, 1595, 1601, 1603 and 1609. The text appears to best match the 1591 edition.; Maps show portion of Central America and northwestern South America; southern United States; coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico.; Titles enclosed in decorative cartouches.
Abraham Ortelius (publisher)
Chaves, Geronimo, 1523-1574. (creator)
Hurtado de Mendoza, Diego, 1503-1575.; Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (contributor)
1591]
Image
Prime meridian: Ferro.; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows locations of many Indian tribes and their villages.
Pierre van der Aa (publisher)
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. (creator)
[1713]
map
Originally published in: Theatrum orbis terrarum / Abraham Ortelius. Antverpiæ : s.n., 1584. French editions published 1587 and 1598.; Maps show portion of Central America and northwestern South America; southern United States; coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico.; Relief shown pictorially.; French text on verso of one page, numbered 9.; Titles enclosed in decorative cartouches.
Christoval Plantino (publisher)
Hurtado de Mendoza, Diego, 1503-1575. (creator)
Chaves, Geronimo, 1523-1574.; Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. (contributor)
1587
map
Prime meridians: Philadelphia and London.; Relief shown pictorially.; A re-engraving of an earlier map attributed to Samuel Lewis. cf. Wheat and Brun, no. 619.; Engraved for Payne's Geography.; Shows the present states of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
I. Low (publisher)
Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 4-1822. (creator)
Low, John, 1763-1809,; Scoles, John, 1772?-1853, (contributor)
1799
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Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London.; Relief shown pictorially.; "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography."; Shows the present states of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi.; Extends into present states of Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana.; Shows Indian tribal lands.
Barker, W. (William), active 1795-1803. (creator)
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839. (contributor)
1795
Intaglio prints.; Image
Prime meridian: Philadelphia.; From American atlas, New York, 1796.; State II.
Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848. (creator)
Reid, John, 1764?-1828, (contributor)
1796
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Covers the Atlantic coast from Cape Canaveral to Philadelphia; extends west to Natchitoches, Louisiana.; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: [Ferro].; Differs from other edition: lacks numbering inside border at top right; lacks "Chez Remondini" in cartouche.
Par P. Santini (publisher)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. (creator)
Santini, P. (contributor)
1776
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Relief shown pictorially.; Hand colored.; Cartouche frames title statement and note at lower left.; Accompanied by sheet of descriptive text.
Chez l'auteur dans l'Isle du Palais sur le quay de l'Orloge a la sphere royale avec privil du roy (publisher)
Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720. (creator)
1702
map
Relief shown pictorially.; "Tom. XIV, in 4⁰, no. 11" below neat line at left.; "Tome 14 in 8⁰, page 148" below neat line at right.; Found in Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages, but library's copy has never been folded.
[s.n.] (publisher)
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
La Harpe, Jean-François de, 1739-1803. (contributor)
1757
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; Plate number at upper right corner: 54.
Printed for Thos. Bowles & John Bowles (publisher)
Moll, Herman, d. 1732. (creator)
1736
map
Relief shown by hachures and pictorially.; Prime meridian: London.; Outline color.; In upper right corner: Gent: Mag.
Gentleman's Magazine (publisher)
Gibson, J. (John), fl. 1750-1792. (creator)
1763
Image
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale calculated by latitude divisions.; Prime meridian: London.
Fielding and Walker? (publisher)
Lodge, John, -1796. (creator)
1778
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Shows Southeast from Mississippi River to western part of Florida and Georgia.; Above neat line at left: Fogl. X.; Prime meridian: Ferro.; Relief shown pictorially.
Antonio Zatta (publisher)
Zatta, Antonio, active 1757-1797. (creator)
1785
map
Relief shown pictorially.
Marco Coltellini (publisher)
Scacciati, Andrea. (creator)
Pazzi, Giuseppe. (contributor)
[1763]
map
Relief shown pictorially.; Shows routes of explorers.; Shows the United States east of the Rocky Mountains and parts of Canada and Mexico.; Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la rivie S Louis et de la Mobile.; Outline color.
Ph. Buache (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773.; Le Maire, François, 1675-1748. (contributor)
1745
map
Prime meridian: [Cape Verde]; Relief shown pictorially.; Reduced version of map originally produced in 1718 (Cumming, no. 170)
J.F. Bernard (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
1737]
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Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris.; Relief shown pictorially.; "Liv. XVI, no. 46."; Also shows Georgia and portions of the Carolinas and Virginia.; Includes detailed information regarding territory of future states of Mississippi and Alabama.; Shows forts, Indian villages.
Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794. (creator)
André, Peter.; Raynal, abbé (Guillaume-Thomas-François), 1713-1796. (contributor)
1780
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Prime meridian: Paris.; Depths shown by soundings.; Includes table of latitudes for New Orleans, the Balise, Fort Condé, Dauphin Island, St. Joseph Bay (Fort Crevecoeur).; Inset: Partie supérieure de la Louisiane.; Published uncolored; library's copy has been hand colored.
Anville] (publisher)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. (creator)
De la Haye, Guillaume, 1727-1802. (contributor)
1752
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Prime meridian: Paris.; Depths shown by soundings.; Includes table of latitudes for New Orleans, the Balise, Fort Condé, Dauphin Island, St. Joseph Bay (Fort Crevecoeur).; Inset: Partie supérieure de la Louisiane.; Shows rivers, towns, etc.; Has latitude scale, but no longitude except for the city of New Orleans.; Originally uncolored. One library copy has minor hand color to boundaries, etc.; another has been extensively colored.
J.B.B. D'Anville] (publisher)
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. (creator)
De la Haye, Guillaume, 1727-1802. (contributor)
1752
Image
Relief shown pictorially.; "Meridien de Paris."; Shows most of present United States east of the Rocky Mountains.
[Chez Rollin fils] (publisher)
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761. (contributor)
1744
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Prime meridian: Ferro; Relief shown pictorially.; In Dutch and French.; From an unidentified edition of Atlas nouveau et curieux de plus célèbres itinéraires.; Pag:49 in upper right corner of border.; Vytgeroerd to Leyden door Pieter Vander A.A. met Priviledgie; Alonzo d' Ojeda in lower right margin.
Pierre vander Aa (publisher)
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. (creator)
Vázquez de Ayllón, Lucas, 1480?-; Ojeda, Alonso de, approximately 1466-approximately 1515. (contributor)
1714
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Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridian not specified; coordinates run from 275 to 300 west to east.; Includes notes throughout the map.; Title supplied by cataloger.
[publisher not identified] (publisher)
Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718. (creator)
[1691?]
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Shows Indian locations, trails, notes.; Illustrated with sailing ships. canoes, animals, Indian hunters, forts, etc.
Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720. (creator)
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. (contributor)
1718
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