North America : from the French of Mr. D'Anville : improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio : illustrated with geographical and historical remarks [map].

Author
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
[London] : published ... by Tho[ma]s Jefferys, geographer ... near Charing Cross, 1755.
Description
  • (W 93°20ʹ00ʺ--W 49°45ʹ00ʺ/N 54°21ʹ00ʺ--N 29°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map : hand col. ; 45 x 50 cm., folded to 13.4 x 12 cm.

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Subject(s)
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Library of Congress genre(s)
Maps [Browse]
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Shows the East coast from Labrador to northern Florida, and the interior as far west as the Mississippi River Valley.
  • In original slipcase with cover title: A pocket mirror for North America, which exhibits at one view the European settlements with the claims of the English, and the French incroachments. Published by Tho[ma]s Jefferys ...
  • Label on back of case: The French encroachments and extensive claims, as set forth in the late French maps of Mess:rs D'Anville, Robert Bellin, and in particular the map inserted in the Mémoires concernant les limites de L'Acadie, are distinguished by a faint yellow.
  • Graphic scales: [2 1/16 in. or 5.3 cm. equal] 60 English marine leagues, 20 to a degree [or, 2 3/4 in. or 7 cm. equal] 280 English miles, 69 1/2 to a degree.
  • Prime meridians: Ferro and London.
  • Coordinates printed on map; Ferro at top (W 75⁰--W 35⁰); Greenwich, at bottom (W 87⁰35'--W 62⁰35' [i.e. W 92⁰35'--W 52⁰35' at top]/N 50⁰--N 30⁰).
  • Text in lower right corner cuts lower part of map off at Florida coast, i.e. at W 78⁰ (Ferro W 60⁰).
  • Includes texts: French incroachments (two columns); English title to their settlements on the continent (three columns).
  • Historic Maps copy imperfect: slipcase wanting; map is unfolded.
Provenance
WHS shelf-list has note: WTS, W. Inv. 605.
References
  • Sabin 63512
  • NUC pre-1956, NJ 0073615
Other title(s)
Pocket mirror for North America which exhibits at one view the European settlements.
OCLC
177693510
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