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Map A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c.

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Title

  • A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c.

Names

  • Burghers, Michael, 1647 or 1648-1727.
  • Wells, Edward, 1667-1727.

Created / Published

  • [London, 1722]

Headings

  • -  North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  North American

Genre

  • Early maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  "Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester."
  • -  Shows California as an island.
  • -  The number "39" appears beneath the cartouche.
  • -  LC copy mounted on cloth and annotated in black ink: This is map no. 39 of Edward Well's A new sett of maps. London 1722.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 100; 651/1

Medium

  • map 37 x 50 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3300 1722 .B8
  • G3300 1722 .B8 Copy 2. Mounted on cloth. Red bordered label with manuscript "602/88" on verso.

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71005432

Online Format

  • image

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

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Chicago citation style:

Burghers, Michael, 1647 Or, and Edward Wells. A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c. [London, 1722] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71005432/.

APA citation style:

Burghers, M. & Wells, E. (1722) A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c. [London] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71005432/.

MLA citation style:

Burghers, Michael, 1647 Or, and Edward Wells. A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c. [London, 1722] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71005432/>.