Format Maps
Contributors Bowles, Carington
Dates 1783
Location North America
Language English
Subjects North America
Title
Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the British Empire therein with the limits and boundaries of the United States as also the dominions possessed in that quarter, by the Spaniards, the French & other European states, the whole compiled from the best surveys and authentic memoirs which have appeared to the present year, 1783.
Contributor Names
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
Created / Published
London, Printed for Carington Bowles, 1783.
Subject Headings
-  North America
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:5,500,000.
-  Hand colored.
-  Prime meridian: Ferro.
-  "Publish'd as the Act directs 2. Jan. 1783."
-  Includes historic notes.
-  Insets: A particular map of Baffin and Hudson Bays [ca. 1:18,000,000]--A map of the country between Montreal, Albany and Oswego [ca. 1:2,360,000]
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 100
-  Vault
-  AACR2
Medium
col. map 101 x 115 cm.
Call Number
G3300 1783 .B6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3300 ar010000 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3300.ar010000
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm71005458
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm71005458


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