|Creator:||Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794|
between 1783 and 1794?]
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Shows "Queen Charlotte's Isles," "Quadra & Vancouvers I" and other detail along British Columbia's coast; dotted line indicating United States' border along the Mississippi; names for the eastern states condensed to east of the Appalachian Mountains; Ft. Detroit on the southern end of L. St. Clair; and six scale bars in upper right.
Includes table of "The continent and islands of America are divided and possessed as follows viz."
Relief shown pictorially.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Stamped on backing: Yale University Library, Karpinski-Von Wieser Map Collection.
May be part of a map attributed to R. Sayer, based on maps by d'Anville and materials by Thomas Pownall; first issued in 1763 by J. Gibson and reissued over 31 years by different publishers. Stevens and Tree describe various issues in Tooley's Mapping of America, p. 50-52; this copy similar to descriptions of the 1783, 1786, and 1794 issues.
Yale has northern sheets joined together; missing southern sheets, which apparently carry the title and publisher information.
1 map : hand col., dissected and mounted on linen ; 52 x 118 cm.
Scale [ca. 1:14,500,000].
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