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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, France—Colonies—America—Maps—Early works to 1800, Maps—East (U.S.)—1755, and Maps—North America—1755
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