Maps A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea

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A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea
Contributor Names
Heather, William, 1764-1812.
Stephenson, John (Engraver), active 1791-1817.
Norie, J. W. (John William), 1772-1843.
Michelot, Henri.
W. Heather & Co.
Created / Published
London : W. Heather & Co., 1797.
Subject Headings
-  Mediterranean Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Marseille Region (France)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Harbors--Italy--Genoa--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Livorno Region (Italy)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Izmir, Gulf of (Turkey)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Mediterranean Sea
-  France--Marseille Region
-  Italy--Genoa
-  Italy--Livorno Region
-  Turkey--Izmir, Gulf of
Nautical charts
Early maps
-  Depths shown by soundings in selected areas.
-  Statement of dedication: To the Right Honorable Horatio Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk, Rear Admiral of the Blue, and Knight of the Military Order of the Garter, this chart is most repectfully dedicated by his grateful much obliged humble servant, William Heather.
-  "Published as the Act directs, July 12th 1797, by W. Heather & Co. at the Navigation Warehouse, No. 157 Leadenhall Street, London."
-  Originally printed on 3 sheets (later conjoined, still later quartered and mounted on cloth backing to enable folding).
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes notes, 7 landscape panoramas, and 11 compass stars.
-  Inset charts: The Gulf of Marseilles / by Henry Michelott -- The port of Genoa / by Captain Dupré -- The harbor of Leghorn / by William Heather -- The Gulf of Smyrna / by Henry Michod.
1 map : cloth backing ; 76 x 189 cm., folded to 82 x 49 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G5672.M4P5 1797 .H4
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Heather, William, John Stephenson, J. W Norie, Henri Michelot, and W. Heather & Co. A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea. London: W. Heather & Co, 1797. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed January 22, 2017.)

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Heather, W., Stephenson, J., Norie, J. W., Michelot, H. & W. Heather & Co. (1797) A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea. London: W. Heather & Co. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Heather, William, et al. A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea. London: W. Heather & Co, 1797. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.