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An accurate map of North America: describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possesse

An accurate map of North America: describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possesse

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Creator: Gibson, J. (John) Overton, Henry, fl. 1706-1764 Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
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Date: [between 1755 and 1775?]
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street
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by Eman. Bowen, geogr. to His Majesty, and John Gibson, engraver.
BEIN 2003 Folio 85: No. 4 of 45 maps bound together with binder's spine title: Atlas of America; ms. table of contents. Bookplate of Paul Mellon.
Hand-colored.
Includes text and insets of A particular map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay and The passage by land to California, discovered by Father Eusebius Francis Kino ....
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows boundaries, cities and towns, roads, forts, missions, some industries, trails, trade routes, portages, and vegetation. Also shows Indian villages and tribal territories, routes of navigation in the Gulf of Mexico, and navigational hazards along the coast.
Scale [ca. 1:5,500,000].
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1 map on 2 sheets : col. ; 102 x 92 cm., sheets 52 x 102 cm.
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 2040310
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