Map A new and elegant general atlas, containing maps of each of the United States.

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Title

  • A new and elegant general atlas, containing maps of each of the United States.

Contributor Names

  • Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854, cartographer, publisher.
  • Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858, engraver.
  • Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822, engraver.
  • Harrison, Samuel, 1789-1818, engraver.
  • Darby, William, 1775-1854, cartographer.

Created / Published

  • Baltimore : Printed and published by Fielding Lucas Junr., 138 Market Street, [1817?]

Subject Headings

  • -  United States--Maps
  • -  Earth

Genre

  • World atlases

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Most maps engraved by S. Harrison. Some maps engraved by H.S. Tanner or S. Lewis.
  • -  Map 52 of Louisiana is a reduction by S. Harrison of W. Darby's 4 sheet map issued in 1817.
  • -  Engraved title page.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 atlas (2 unnumbered leaves, 54 unnumbered leaves of plates) : hand colored maps ; 37 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G1019 .L77 1817

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 84675228

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Lucas, Fielding, Jr., Cartographer, Publisher, Henry Schenck Tanner, Samuel Lewis, Samuel Harrison, and William Darby. A new and elegant general atlas, containing maps of each of the United States. [Baltimore: Printed and published by Fielding Lucas Junr., 138 Market Street, ?, 1817] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/84675228/.

APA citation style:

Lucas, F., Tanner, H. S., Lewis, S., Harrison, S. & Darby, W. (1817) A new and elegant general atlas, containing maps of each of the United States. [Baltimore: Printed and published by Fielding Lucas Junr., 138 Market Street, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/84675228/.

MLA citation style:

Lucas, Fielding, Jr., Cartographer, Publisher, et al. A new and elegant general atlas, containing maps of each of the United States. [Baltimore: Printed and published by Fielding Lucas Junr., 138 Market Street, ?, 1817] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/84675228/>.