Maps Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale

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Title
Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale
Contributor Names
Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766.
Fortin, J. (Jean), 1740-1817.
Created / Published
Paris : Chez Fortin, Ing'r mécanicien du Roi pour les globes et sphères, 1778.
Subject Headings
-  Canada--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Canada
-  United States
Notes
-  Covers Canada east of Lake Superior and south of James Bay; covers U.S. north of Albemarle Bay (N.C.).
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Third state.
-  Meridians numbered eastward from unspecified prime (Montréal at 305⁰E).
-  Believed to be the earlist map to use the name United States of America (in any language).
-  Watermarked (unclear wording with pointed cross at center of embellished circle with pendant cross).
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes Newfoundland inset and pictorial title cartouche.
-  LC copy trimmed, annotated in faded ink to show names and boundaries in New England, annotated "Carte 21" in ink on verso, probably removed from atlas.
-  Vault
-  Acquisitions control no.: 99-14
Medium
1 map : hand col. ; 47 x 67 cm., folded to 50 x 35 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3400 1778 .R6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3400.ar300000
Library of Congress Control Number
99442642
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/99442642
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=99442642&searchType=1&recCount=10
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MODS Record
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Chicago citation style:

Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles, and J Fortin. Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale. Paris: Chez Fortin, Ing'r mécanicien du Roi pour les globes et sphères, 1778. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99442642/. (Accessed December 11, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Robert De Vaugondy, G. & Fortin, J. (1778) Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale. Paris: Chez Fortin, Ing'r mécanicien du Roi pour les globes et sphères. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99442642/.

MLA citation style:

Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles, and J Fortin. Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale. Paris: Chez Fortin, Ing'r mécanicien du Roi pour les globes et sphères, 1778. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/99442642/>.