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subject : Caribbean Area--Maps--Early works to 1800
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)
Map has one compass rose. The title panel is in the lower left corner.; Shows lands around the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean area. Names cities and rivers.; Relief shown by soundings.; From an unidentified edition of English Pilot.
Sold by Richard & William Mount and Thomas Page on Tower Hill (publisher)
Mount, Richard, d. 1722.; Mount, William, d. 1769.; Page, Thomas, d. 1733. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Multiple scales given.; Includes decorative cartouche, coat of arms, rhumb lines, and other ill.; Date determined from Burden. Lacks "Pennsilvania" which was added in 1685 edition.
John Seller (publisher)
Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698. (creator)
Scales and compass roses included in each inset with the exception of the inset of Vera Cruz, which does not include a compass rose.; Inset maps: Bahia Portus Belli -- Tractus bahiae et civitatis Havanae -- Tractus civitatis Carthagena castel ejus -- Vera Cruz.; The British colonies are east of the Appalachian Mountains; shows France's dominion through the Mississippi Valley and Florida, and Spain's over Mexico and New Mexico.; Shows colonial North America and Caribbean.; Includes notes and sailing tracks.; "Scale milliaria" in cartouche in upper left with text beneath: "Cum gratis et privil. S.R.I. Vicariatus, in partibus Rheni, Sueuiae, et juris Franconici."; Includes decorative vignette with scene of sea battle ans figures examining goods in chest in lower left.; Date estimated by "November, 1739" appearing in inset map Bahia Portus Belli.; Depths shown by soundings.; Relief shown pictorially.
s.n. (publisher)
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756. (creator)
Lotter, Tobias Conrad, 1717-1777. (contributor)
[ca. 1740]
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)
Orientado a N. con nudo de rumbos con lis. Relieve representado por medio de normales. Batimetría expresada en sondas. Curvas de configuración que se limitan al agua.; Representación esquemática de la vegetación.; En: " A Description of the Spanish Islands and the Settlements On the Coast of the West Indies".- London: T. Jefferys, 1762. Plate 24 p. 87.
[T. Jefferys, St. Martin's Lane, near Charing-Cross] (publisher)
Jefferys, Thomas, ca. 1710-1771. (contributor)
Prime meridian: Paris.; Hand colored.; Depths shown by soundings.; Plate "No. 34 [bis]."
Chez Lattré, graveur (publisher)
Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio, 1736-1814. (creator)
Lattré, Jean. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale calculated from distance between latitudes 05° and 06°.; Ornate cartouche around and below title statement at lower right.; Watermark.
Pierre vander Aa (publisher)
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. (contributor)
Latitude scale shown, but not longitude.; Relief shown pictorially.; Cartouche includes scene of European trading with Native Americans.; Cartouche is fully colored.; Compass rose in lower center.; Appears in John Ogilby"s America and Arnoldus Montanus' De nieuwe en onbekende weereld
John Ogilby (publisher)
Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683.; Ogilby, John, 1600-1676. (contributor)
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