Map The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans, &c. hitherto published.

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Title

  • The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans, &c. hitherto published.

Names

  • Faden, William, 1749-1836, cartographer, publisher, engraver.
  • Jefferys, Thomas, -1771, cartographer, publisher, engraver.

Created / Published

  • London : Printed for William Faden, successor to the late Mr. Thomas Jeffreys, geographer to the King, the corner of St. Martin's-Lane, Charing-Cross, MDCCLXXVII, [1777]

Headings

  • -  North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  North America

Genre

  • Composite atlases
  • Early maps
  • Nautical charts

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  Composite atlas of 23 maps published by William Faden and Thomas Jeffreys with manuscript list of maps.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789: 152, 257, 309, 624, 635, 690, 732, 800, 912, 1003, 1047, 1056, 1066, 1145, 1296, 1320, 1356, 1394, 1430, 1608, 1630, 1969
  • -  List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 1208
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 atlas ([2] leaves, 54 leaves of plates) : illustrations, maps (some hand colored) ; 57 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G1105 .F22 1777

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 74180319

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Faden, William, Cartographer, Publisher, Engraver, and Thomas Jefferys. The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans, &c. hitherto published. [London: Printed for William Faden, successor to the late Mr. Thomas Jeffreys, geographer to the King, the corner of St. Martin's-Lane, Charing-Cross, MDCCLXXVII, 1777] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/74180319/.

APA citation style:

Faden, W. & Jefferys, T. (1777) The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans, &c. hitherto published. [London: Printed for William Faden, successor to the late Mr. Thomas Jeffreys, geographer to the King, the corner of St. Martin's-Lane, Charing-Cross, MDCCLXXVII] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/74180319/.

MLA citation style:

Faden, William, Cartographer, Publisher, Engraver, and Thomas Jefferys. The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans, &c. hitherto published. [London: Printed for William Faden, successor to the late Mr. Thomas Jeffreys, geographer to the King, the corner of St. Martin's-Lane, Charing-Cross, MDCCLXXVII, 1777] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/74180319/>.