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 coast and harbours in the Gulph & River St. Lawrence. Charts of several harbours, and divers parts of the coast of North America, from New York south westwards to the Gulph of Mexico.
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Atlantic coast (North America)--To 1800
-  North America--Pictorial works
-  North America--Atlantic coast
-  North America
Notes
-  L.C. copy no. 22.
-  Charts dated 1777 to 1780.
-  Consists of the St. Lawrence and New York sections of the Atlantic Neptune, which in early "editions" formed b. 4, in 2 unnumbered pts., of the four series of charts. Each section has its own special t.p., but the general t.p. is wanting, probably indicating that this copy was sold separately.
-  Presumably both sectional title pages in this copy were dated 1780, but the title of the St. Lawrence section is mutilated and the date has disappeared. The St. Lawrence title is without the reference to Lord Howe.
-  The tables of contents for each section, without heading or numbering, are engraved on separate narrow leaves mounted on a full sheet. Each item is followed by the price in shillings. Beneath the engr. St. Lawrence contents is a manuscript list duplicating both engr. lists, with 3 charts and a plate of views added.
-  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
1 portfolio ([3] l., 26 charts, col. plate) 80 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G1106.P5 D444
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3301pm.gan00022
Library of Congress Control Number
75332523
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
L.C. copy no. 22. Charts dated 1777 to 1780. Consists of the St. Lawrence and New York sections of the Atlantic Neptune, which in early "editions" formed b. 4, in 2 unnumbered pts., of the four series of charts. Each section has its own special t.p., but the general t.p. is wanting, probably indicating that this copy was sold separately. Presumably both sectional title pages in this copy were dated 1780, but the title of the St. Lawrence section is mutilated and the date has disappeared. The St. Lawrence title is without the reference to Lord Howe. The tables of contents for each section, without heading or numbering, are engraved on separate narrow leaves mounted on a full sheet. Each item is followed by the price in shillings. Beneath the engr. St. Lawrence contents is a manuscript list duplicating both engr. lists, with 3 charts and a plate of views added. 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. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/75332523/>.

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