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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Melish, John
Date:
1815
Short Title:
Map of the American Coast, from Lynhaven Bay to Narraganset Bay.
Publisher:
John Melish
Philadelphia
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
41
Obj Width cm:
46
Scale 1:
1,267,200
Note:
Fold-out map in outline color stretching from Long Island Sound to Norfolk, Virginia.
Reference:
P1347; Sabin 47432; Ristow p180.
State/Province:
Delaware; Maryland; New Jersey; Virginia
Full Title:
Map of the American Coast, from Lynhaven Bay to Narraganset Bay, by John Melish.
List No:
2788.006
Series No:
8
Engraver or Printer:
Tanner, Henry S.
Publication Author:
Melish, John
Pub Date:
1815
Pub Title:
A Military and Topographical Atlas of the United States; Including The British Possessions & Florida ... By John Melish. Philadelphia, Published By John Melish. G. Palmer Printer 1815. (on verso) District of Pennsylvania ... fourteenth day of March ... 1815 ... John Melish ... hath deposited ... a book.
Pub Reference:
P1347; Sabin 47432; Ristow p180.
Pub Note:
2nd edition. 9 large folding maps, 3 small maps. Melish adds four large maps, two of the St. Lawrence river area, one of the Creek Indian Territory, and one of New Orleans. Catalogue of Melish's works in front. Maps in outline color bound in half leather with fabric ties. "Military Atlas" imprinted on the spine.
Pub List No:
2788.000
Pub Type:
National Atlas
Pub Maps:
12
Pub Height cm:
22
Pub Width cm:
14
Image No:
2788006
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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Map of the American Coast, from Lynhaven Bay to Narraganset Bay, by John Melish.