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Map The Atlantic Neptune,

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  • The Atlantic Neptune,


  • Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824.

Created / Published

  • London, 1780-[82] [v. 1, 1781]


  • v. 1. The sea coast of Nova Scotia.--v. 2. Charts of the coast and harbours in the Gulph & River of St. Lawrence. Charts of the coast and harbors of New England. Charts of several harbours, and divers parts of the coast of North America, from New York south westwards to the Gulph of Mexico.


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


  • -  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 of the Atlantic Neptune.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 2 v. in 4. illus., charts, plates (part col.) 84 x 36 cm. (v. 2, pts. 2-3, 84 cm.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G1106.P5 D42


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

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 75332508

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  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune. [London, -82 V. 1, 1781, 1780] Map.

APA citation style:

Des Barres, J. F. W. (1780) The Atlantic Neptune. [London, -82 V. 1, 1781] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune. [London, -82 V. 1, 1781, 1780] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.