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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; Delarochette, Louis Stanislas d'Arcy; Faden, William, 1750?-1836; Roberts, Henry, Lieut.
Date:
1808
Short Title:
NW America, NE Asia.
Publisher:
William Faden
London
Type:
Atlas Map; Chart Map
Obj Height cm:
41
Obj Width cm:
69
Scale 1:
8,800,000
Note:
Engraved map. Coastlines and tracks in outline hand col. Relief shown pictorially. Shows ships' tracks, etc. "50" on verso. "The interesting discoveries ... since the first publication of this chart in 1784 ... have enabled Mr. De la Rochette to lay down the numerous improvements which appear in the present edition ..."
Reference:
Falk, M.W. Alaskan maps, 1808-1.
World Area:
Asia; North America
Country:
Russia; United States
State/Province:
Alaska
Full Title:
Chart of the N.W. coast of America and the N.E. coast of Asia, explored in the years 1778 and 1779. Prepared by Lieutt. Heny. Roberts, under the immediate inspection of Capt. Cook. Engraved by W. Palmer, no. 128 Chancery Land. London: published by Wm. Faden, geographer to the King, Charing-Cross, July 24, 1784. 2d. edition, published January 1st, 1794. January 1st, 1808.
List No:
2104.053
Page No:
50
Series No:
55
Engraver or Printer:
Palmer, Wm.
Publication Author:
Faden, William, 1750?-1836
Pub Date:
1811
Pub Title:
(General atlas. 1811)
Pub Reference:
Cf Phillips 6010, 6013, 6047.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2104.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
56
Pub Height cm:
60
Pub Width cm:
47
Image No:
2104053
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Chart of the N.W. coast of America and the N.E. coast of Asia, explored in the years…