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Map The Atlantic Neptune,

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  • The Atlantic Neptune,


  • Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1729-1824

Created / Published

  • [London, ca. 1800]


  • pt. 1. The coasts and harbours of the British Colonies in North America ....--pt. 2. The coasts and harbours in and around the Gulph and River of St. Lawrence.--pt. 3. The coasts and principal harbours of the American States ....


  • -  Nautical charts--Atlantic coast (North America)--To 1800
  • -  North America--Atlantic coast


  • -  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 St. John's Island as on the relevant chart in the volume. St. John's Island (Isle of St. John) was renamed Prince Edward Island in 1798, after Edward, Duke of Kent.
  • -  Cf. H. N. Stevens. Catalogue of the Henry Newton Stevens collection of the Atlantic Neptune.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 3 v. illus., charts. 82 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G1106.P5 D423


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

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 75332506

Online Format

  • image

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Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune. [London, 1800] Map.

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Des Barres, J. F. W. (1800) The Atlantic Neptune. [London] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune. [London, 1800] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.