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North America : from the French of Mr. D'Anville : improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio : illustrated with geographical and historical remarks
- Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771
- [London] : published ... by Tho[ma]s Jefferys, geographer ... near Charing Cross, 1755.
Relief shown pictorially. Shows the East coast from Labrador to northern Florida, and the interior as far west as the Mississippi River Valley. In original slipcase with cover title: A pocket mirror for North America, which exhibits at one view the European settlements with the claims of the English, and the French incroachments. Published by Tho[ma]s Jefferys ... Label on back of case: The French encroachments and extensive claims, as set forth in the late French maps of Mess:rs D'Anville, Robert Bellin, and in particular the map inserted in the Mémoires concernant les limites de L'Acadie, are distinguished by a faint yellow. Graphic scales: [2 1/16 in. or 5.3 cm. equal] 60 English marine leagues, 20 to a degree [or, 2 3/4 in. or 7 cm. equal] 280 English miles, 69 1/2 to a degree. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. Coordinates printed on map; Ferro at top (W 75⁰--W 35⁰); Greenwich, at bottom (W 87⁰35'--W 62⁰35' [i.e. W 92⁰35'--W 52⁰35' at top]/N 50⁰--N 30⁰). Text in lower right corner cuts lower part of map off at Florida coast, i.e. at W 78⁰ (Ferro W 60⁰). Includes texts: French incroachments (two columns); English title to their settlements on the continent (three columns). Historic Maps copy imperfect: slipcase wanting; map is unfolded.
- North America—Maps—Early works to 1800, Great Britain—Colonies—America—Maps—Early works to 1800, and France—Colonies—America—Maps—Early works to 1800
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