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The United States of North America: With the British & Spanish Territories According to the Treaty

Engrav'd by Wm. Faden
Map; Online
[London : Faden, 1783]
1 map : hand col. ; 51 x 62 cm.
  • Scale ca. 1:6,500,000 [based on latitude measurement]
  • Prime meridian: London.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Second 1783 issue, with the addition of a 7-line note about the St. Croix River, and a fifth color line. The map was first issued in 1777 with title "British colonies in North America." For a comparison of the Faden/Wyld maps, see: Henry Stevens and Roland Tree, "Comparative cartography" (Chapter 2, Mapping of America / R.V. Tooley, p. 100- 101)
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Paul Mellon bequest, May 12, 2000.
Cited in
Stevens and Tree, Comparative cartography, 80c (Tooley, p. 100) ₎
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G3700 1777 .F2 1783