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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,

Names

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

Created / Published

  • London, 1777 [i.e. 1778]-80.

Contents

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

Headings

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

Notes

  • -  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 dated 1780.
  • -  Vol. 1 has a printed table of contents listing 39 items in 2 columns, with ms. additions and deletions in both.
  • -  The table of contents of the combined St. Lawrence-New York sections lists 27 items on a narrow folio sheet. The first 13 items are engraved without numbering and include the price of each item in shillings. The remaining items are in manuscript.
  • -  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

  • 2 v. illus., charts, plates (part col.) 79 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G1106.P5 D439

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 75332517

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain. [London, i.e. 1778-80, 1778] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/75332517/.

APA citation style:

Des Barres, J. F. W. (1778) The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain. [London, i.e. 1778-80] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/75332517/.

MLA citation style:

Des Barres, Joseph F. W. The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain. [London, i.e. 1778-80, 1778] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/75332517/>.