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[A new map of the whole continent of America : divided into North and South and West Indies ...]

[A new map of the whole continent of America : divided into North and South and West Indies ...]

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Creator: Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
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Date: between 1783 and 1794?]
Publisher: s.n.,
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Description:
Includes table of "The continent and islands of America are divided and possessed as follows viz."
Probably 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.
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Stamped on verso: Yale, Horace Brown, 1900S.
Shows "Fou Sang of the Chinese" in British Columbia; 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.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Yale has northern sheets joined together; missing southern sheets, which apparently carry the title and publisher information.
Physical Description:
1 map : hand col., mounted on linen ; 52 x 117 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:14,500,000].
Folder:
BRBL_00367
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 15534702
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