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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
Date:
1799
Short Title:
Chart of Part of the North West Coast of America.
Publisher:
G.G. & J. Robinson.
London
Type:
Chart Map
Obj Height cm:
51
Obj Width cm:
39
Scale 1:
6,800,000
Note:
Engraved. Notes that shading indicates those portions of the coast viewed by la Perouse; the intervening reaches being completed from Spanish and English sources. Covers coast area from Monterey, California, (36 degrees north) to near Mt. St. Elias (61 degrees north), Alaska. Relief shown by hachures.
Reference:
P693.
Country:
Canada; United States
State/Province:
Alaska; California; Oregon; Washington
Region:
Northeast Pacific
Full Title:
Chart of Part of the North West Coast of America Explored by the Boussole & Astrolabe laid down conformally to the position of the Boussole every day at noon as determinined Astronomically by Mr. Dagelet. Published as the Act directs Novr. 1st 1798, by G.G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row. S. Neele, sculpt, Strand. No. 16.
List No:
0414.016
Page No:
16
Series No:
20
Engraver or Printer:
Neele, sculp.
Publication Author:
La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
Pub Date:
1799
Pub Title:
Charts And Plates To La Perouse's Voyage. Published as the Act directs Novr. 1st 1798, by G.G. & J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row. (title page only) J.M. Moreau Junr. delt. Heath Sculpt.
Pub Reference:
P693.
Pub Note:
1st English edition. The large foldout map of the world is hand painted with outline color; all other maps are without color.
Pub List No:
0414.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Height cm:
44
Pub Width cm:
29
Image No:
0414016
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2009
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