Chart comprizing Greenland with the countries and islands about Baffins Bay and part of Hudsons Bay.
Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett,
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Sheets pasted together to make 3 maps. Sheets measure 55 x 116.5 cm. or smaller. Cross Collection nos. 67 and 136.
Title from sheets 1 and 2.
Individual sheets marked I-VI below neat line at right.
Possibly from Thomas Jefferys' American atlas.
Chart containing part of the Icy Sea with the adjacent coast of Asia and America -- Chart comprizing Greenland with the countries and islands about Baffins Bay and part of Hudsons Bay -- Chart containing the coasts of California, New Albion, and Russian discoveries to the north ... -- North America and the West Indies, with the opposite coasts of Europe and Africa -- Chart containing the greater part of the South Sea to the south of the line, with the islands dispersed thro' the same -- South America with the adjacent islands in the Southern Ocean and South Sea.
Prime meridian: London and Ferro.
Shows nautical exploration routes.
"Publish'd according to act of Parliament, 10 June 1775, by Robt. Sayers & J. Bennett, No. 53 in Fleet Street."
Includes text, historical and geographical notes, ill. of ships, and tables of comparative astronomical observations.
1 map on 6 sheets : hand col. ; 41.1 x 109.8 cm. or smaller.
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