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    Carte de l'Amerique septentrionale pour servir à l'histoire de la Nouvelle France "Dheulland Sculp." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas - Heulland, Guillaume D
    • Date: 1734
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    Morse's North American atlas.
    Morse's cerographic maps
    "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in 1842, by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese, in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York." Issued in fascicles. Phillips, 1228 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. The last page is a cover to fascicle no. 3. This cover has an amended contents note pasted on renumbering...
    • Contributor: Morse, Sidney E. (Sidney Edwards) - Breese, Samuel - Harper & Brothers - Morse, Sidney E.
    • Date: 1842

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    A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto
    America Septentrionalis
    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Title from plate 17. Originally published as 1 map on 20 sheets. LC copy bound. Index map bound-in. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 569 On title cartouche (plate 17): C. Lempriere inv. & del., B. Baron, sculp. Includes notes, dedication, 4 views, and 17 harbor insets. Stamped in blue ink on verso of plates: U.S. Coast Survey...
    • Contributor: Popple, Henry - Toms, W. H. (William Henry) - Austen, Stephen - Willdey, Thomas - Lempri√®re, C. (Clement) - Baron, Bernard
    • Date: 1733

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 1, with some 170 items; originally bound in 3 narrow folio volumes. Vol. 2, has general t.p. dated 1780, and 3 sectional title pages dated 1781, 1780, and 1780 respectively. Charts dated 1774 to 1782. L.C. copy imperfect: General and sectional title pages and contents leaf to v. 1 wanting. Cf. H. N. Stevens. Catalogue of the Henry Newton Stevens collection...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1780

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 2, with 119 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 3, with 125 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 4, with 111 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2, calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 5, with 114 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2, calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 6, with 113 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 7: v. 2 only, with 27 items. Charts dated 1776 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of St. John's Island as on the relevant chart in the volume. St. John's Island...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 8, with 123 items. Charts dated 1775 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 9, with 103 items. Charts dated 1775 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2. calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 11, with 117 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Chart no. [13] in v. 2, "A chart of the N.E. coast of Cape Breton," with imprint date 1781, has engr. annotation, "Town of Sydney laid out by Governor Des Barres in 1785." Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents....
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 12, with 97 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part 1, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 13, with 65 items. Charts dated 1775 to 1777. The general t.p. of v. 3 is dated MDCCLXXVI (1776), but a second roman numeral "I" following the first has been imperfectly erased on the sheet, indicating that the imprint date was originally MDCCLXXVII (1777). The sectional t.p. to v. 3 includes the reference to Lord Howe. L.C. copy imperfect: Charts of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1777

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    The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 14, with 74 items. Charts dated 1775 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 15, with 80 items. The first chart in the volume, "The coast of Nova Scotia, New England, New York, New Jersey, the Gulph and River of St. Lawrence," with imprint date Nov. 1, 1780, has an engr. note referring to the fishing rights of the French and the Americans, presumably added after the Treaty of Paris, 1783. Charts and views dated...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1780

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    The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 16: v. 3 only, with 40 items. Charts dated 1775 to 1780. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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    The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 17, with 154 items. Vol. 1 has imprint date 1780; v. 2 has general t.p. dated 1781, and 3 sectional title pages dated 1781, 1780, and 1780 respectively. Charts dated 1774 to 1782. Vol. 1 includes the "Preface," followed by "Contents of the charts," engraved on 1 leaf, listing 3 to 36 numbered items in 2 columns, an inserted title, no....
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1781

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    The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 18, with 63 items. Charts dated 1775 to 1780. Consists of charts and views of the Nova Scotia series and of the combined St. Lawrence-New York sections. The engr. general t.p. of v. 1 is the original issue, dated 1777. The general title to the 2d volume is omitted. Sectional title pages to the St. Lawrence and New York sections are...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1778

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    The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. Copy no. 19, with 112 items. Vols. 1 and 2 dated 1779; v. 3, without general t.p., has sectional t.p. to the New England section dated 1780. Charts and views dated 1775 to 1780. Two engr. sheets, headed "Contents of the charts" and "Views of the coast of Nova Scotia," respectively, follow the general title by v. 1 and are repeated after the...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1779

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    The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 20, with 25 items. Consists of the New England section only, in contemporary binding, probably issued in 1780. The general t.p. to v. 1 accompanying it, however, belongs with the Nova Scotia series of charts. In various dated "editions" the New England charts appear with general title pages called v. 2, 3, or 4, but not v. 1. The printed sectional...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1780

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    The sea coast of Nova Scotia; exhibiting the diversities of the coast, and the face of the country near it: the banks, rocks, shoals, soundings, &c. Together with remarks and directions for ... L.C. copy no. 21 of the Atlantic Neptune, with 52 items. Charts dated 1775 to 1778. This collection seems to have been sold separately, without the general t.p., but with the sectional title. The Nova Scotia title, a leaf of "General remarks," and a leaf of "References" are repeated in each volume. Vol. 1 has an engr. table of contents listing 14 numbered items;...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1777

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    [The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C. copy no. 22. Charts dated 1777 to 1780. Consists of the St. Lawrence and New York sections of the Atlantic Neptune, which in early "editions" formed b. 4, in 2 unnumbered pts., of the four series of charts. Each section has its own special t.p., but the general t.p. is wanting, probably indicating that this copy was sold separately. Presumably both sectional title...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1780

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    Chart, containing the coasts of California, New Albion, and Russian discoveries to the north; with the peninsula of Kamtschatka, in Asia, opposite thereto; and islands, dispersed over the Pacific Ocean, to the ... Scale ca. 1:16,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Shows routes of major exploration. In lower right corner: IV. Includes charts of astronomical observations and descriptive and historic text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775