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The United States of North America: with the British & Spanish territories according to the treaty

Engrav'd by Wm. Faden.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 51 x 62 cm.
Published
[London : Faden, 1783]
Notes
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)
Cited in
Stevens and Tree, Comparative cartography, 80c (Tooley, p. 100) ₎
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Paul Mellon bequest, May 12, 2000.
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