Map The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain,

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Title
The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain,
Contributor Names
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824.
Created / Published
London, 1780.
Contents
Charts of the coasts and harbours of New England.
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Atlantic coast (North America)--To 1800
-  Nautical charts--New England--To 1800
-  North America--Atlantic coast
-  United States--New England
Notes
-  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 t.p. is undated, and includes the reference to Lord Howe.
-  The printed contents leaf which follows has ms. additions. Of the 23 items listed, no. 9, 12, and 23 are added in ms. No. 16 is omitted.
-  The charts, dated 1775 to 1776, are all 1st or 2d states of the plates, on heavy paper with the "LVG-IV" watermark.
-  L.C. copy imperfect: chart no. 11 of the contents leaf, "The Coast from Newbury to Cape Elizabeth," wanting; 3 other charts are incomplete, especially no. 23, "Grand Bay of Passamaquody," which lacks the "Grand Manan Island" section.
-  In ms. on fly leaf preceding the general t.p.: War Office of the United States. May 7th 1790.
-  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.
Medium
[3] l., 22 charts. 78 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G1106.P5 D442
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3301pm.gan00020
Library of Congress Control Number
75332515
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
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 t.p. is undated, and includes the reference to Lord Howe. The printed contents leaf which follows has ms. additions. Of the 23 items listed, no. 9, 12, and 23 are added in ms. No. 16 is omitted. The charts, dated 1775 to 1776, are all 1st or 2d states of the plates, on heavy paper with the "LVG-IV" watermark. L.C. copy imperfect: chart no. 11 of the contents leaf, "The Coast from Newbury to Cape Elizabeth," wanting; 3 other charts are incomplete, especially no. 23, "Grand Bay of Passamaquody," which lacks the "Grand Manan Island" section. In ms. on fly leaf preceding the general t.p.: War Office of the United States. May 7th 1790. 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.
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Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain. London, 1780. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/75332515/.

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Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain. London, 1780. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/75332515/>.