+ o - ^
previous next

An accurate map of North America: drawn from the best modern maps and charts, and regulated by astron'l. observatns

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Title
An accurate map of North America: drawn from the best modern maps and charts, and regulated by astron'l. observatns
Names
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797 (Author)
Burke, William, 1730-1798 (Associated name)
Dodsley, James, 1724-1797 (Publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767 (Cartographer)
R. and J. Dodsley (Publisher)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Atlases

An account of the European settlements in America: in six parts ... Each part contains an accurate description of the settlements in it, their extent, climate, productions, trade, genius and disposition of their inhabitants ; the interests of the several powers of Europe with respect to those settlements, and their political and commercial views with regard to each other

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1757
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley...
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6467 [LHS 3033; atlas cases]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6467 (Vol. 2, map facing t.p.) [In LHS 3033]
Topics
America -- Discovery and exploration
America
North America
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: 8vo: v. 1: A, B(+/-, B2, 4), C-E(E1), F-U, X; v. 2: [A]1, B-X.
Content: Attributed to Burke, possibly in collaboration with his brother Richard and/or his cousin William. Cf. Todd, p. 28-29. CBEL attributes to William.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6467: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3033.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Citation/reference: ESTC, T006290.
Citation/reference: Todd, 4a
Content: Copy 1: Binder's title: European settlements in America. -- Sprinkled calf, black and green morocco lettering pieces, gilt spine decorations and titling, gilt decorative cover edges, red sprinkled edges. -- Bookplate: Edn. Smith; C.J. Sawyer, October 1926.
Content: Copy 2: Binder's title: Settlem. in America. -- Sprinkled calf, red morocco titling piece, gilt spine titling and rules, gilt rule borders, cover edges blind tooled with blacking, red sprinkled edges. -- Bookplate (v. 1): John Lord Sheffield, Sussex; Bookplate (v. 2, laid in) Thomas Pennant; Henry Stevens.
Content: In upper left corner: to face vol. II.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.
Content: Prime meridian: London.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Statement of responsibility: by Eman. Bowen, geog'r. to His Majesty, 1747.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 15 x 20 cm. folded to 20 x 10 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13602310
RLIN/OCLC: 49058724
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15348141
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a5739c0-c5d4-012f-7f0b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1729: Creator Born
  • 1757: Issued
  • 1797: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An accurate map of North America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1757. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2f0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An accurate map of North America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2f0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1757). An accurate map of North America Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2f0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f2f0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (cartographic) An accurate map of North America, (1757) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=November 12, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

An accurate map of North America