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MAP #: 228M5

CARTOGRAPHER : MOUNT AND PAGE

DATE: 1728

SHORT TITLE : VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, PENNSILVANIA, EAST & WEST NEW JARSEY.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (CARTOUCHE, UPPER RIGHT). "A SCALE OF 15 ENGLISH LEAGNES [sic] (LOWER LEFT). EIGHT POINT COMPASS ROSES (NE OF CHESAPEAKE BAY ENTRANCE AND EAST OF DELAWARE BAY ENTRANCE). THERE IS NOTHING IN THE MARGINS OR ON THE REVERSE SIDE. LONGITUDE (NOT SHOWN). LATITUDE (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1728(1689)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : LONDON
PUBLISHER : MOUNT AND PAGE
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 50.0 X 79.7 CM.(2 SHEETS JOINED) SIZE - OTHER : 59 X 91 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 590,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 13.8 CM. = 15 ENGLISH LEAG.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : G1399-482 (1732 ISSUE)
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 2 : G1399-27 (ED. 2, ST. 1)
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 3 : G1399-215 (ED. 3, ST. 1, 1767 ISSUE)
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 4 : G1399-7 (ED. 2, ST. 2)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : MH016-HTUE
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 2 : SF018-TGD (ED. 2, ST. 1)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 3 : SONA018-UNHL (ED. 3, ST. 1, 1767 ISSUE)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 4 : G020-IGD (ED. 2, ST. 2)
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF MD/CHESAPEAKE AS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : AUGUSTINE HERRMAN DERIVATIVE (12)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 2
MAP ORIENTATION : W IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SOUNDINGS ARE IN FATHOMS.
: SHOALS ARE SHOWN SHADED.
CARTOUCHE : SIMPLE PLASTERWORK (14)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 189T5, 243M5, 249G5, 267G7, 294M6.
BEST INFO SOURCE : THE VERNER STUDY OF THE ENGLISH PILOT IS BY FAR THE BEST.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS THE FIFTH STATE OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THE JOHN THORNTON CHART OF 1689 (SEE MAP # 189T5), PUBLISHED BY THORNTON AND FISHER BY THIS NAME. SEE THAT MAP FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. THIS STATE IS DISTINGUISHED BY THE ABSENCE OF ANY IMPRINT BELOW THE TITLE IN THE CARTOUCHE.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THERE ARE THREE EDITIONS KNOWN, THE FIRST WITH 5 STATES, THE SECOND (SEE MAP #243M5) WITH 2 STATES AND THE THIRD (SEE MAPS # 249G5 AND 267G7) WITH A SINGLE STATE .

ED. 1 - STATE 1-(1689)- THIS IS THE COPY DESCRIBED. IT APPEARED IN THE FOURTH BOOK OF THE ENGL. PILOT AND IN PRE-1700 COPIES OF THORNTON'S ATLAS MARITIMUS.

- STATE 2-(1689?-1698?)- ALL THE SHOALS,SAND BARS AND SOUNDINGS FROM THE ENTRANCE TO "REEDE I." IN DEL. BAY HAVE BEEN REPLACED. THE SOUNDINGS NOW READ HORIZONTALLY (N-S). THE NAME "PLUM PT." ON THE WEST ENTRANCE TO THE BAY HAS BEEN DELETED."BRANDY WINE SANDS" IN STATE 1 HAS BEEN DELETED AND RELOCATED AS "BRANDY WINE BANK". "GUDING SAND", "MIDDLE GR.", AND "HORSE SHOE" HAVE BEEN ADDED. THIS STATE PROBABLY APPEARED IN AN UNDATED ED. OF THE ATLAS MARITIMUS.

- STATE 3- (1698?-1705?)- CHANGES ARE AT THE ENTRANCE TO CHESAPEAKE FROM PT. COMFORT TO C. CHARLES. ALL THE SOUNDINGS HAVE BEEN REPLACED. THE LARGE AX-SHAPED BANK AT C. CHARLES HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A SMALLER OVAL BANK FURTHER INTO THE BAY. AN ISLAND HAS BEEN ADDED AT THE TIP OF THE CAPE. THE WORDS "C. CHARLES" HAVE BEEN MOVED FURTHER SOUTH. THE WORDS "MIDDLE GROUND" ARE NOW ON ONE LINE. A LARGER SAND BAR EAST FROM PT. COMFORT HAS BEEN ADDED. SOME PLATE WEAR IS SEEN IN THE NE CORNER OF NY BAY. THIS STATE APPEARED IN THE ENGLISH PILOT EDITION OF 1698.

- STATE 4-(1706-1728)-TWO GROUPS OF OFFSHORE SOUNDINGS HAVE BEEN ADDED IN THE SPACE FROM C. CHARLES TO THE SOUTHERNMOST COMPASS ROSE.NEARLY ALL THE STIPPLED AREAS HAVE BEEN RECUT WITH A COARSER GRAIN.MANY WORDS,FIGURES AND SOUNDINGS ARE REENGRAVED. SOME DELETED WORDS SUCH AS PLUM Pt. IN DEL. BAY ARE FULLY LEGIBLE AGAIN.THIS STATE APPEARED IN THE ENGLISH PILOT IN 1706,1713,1716,&1721.

- STATE 5-(1728-1737)- THE IMPRINT HAS BEEN REMOVED.SOUNDINGS ARE ADDED IN THE OCEAN AREA ALONG THE ENTIRE COAST. AT C. CHARLES A LARGE SAND BAR IN AN INVERTED L HAS BEEN ADDED. THIS NEW DATA WAS PROBABLY SUPPLIED BY MARK TIDDEMAN. THIS STATE WAS IN THE ENGLISH PILOT EDITIONS OF 1728,1729,1732,&1737. THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN.

ED. 2 - STATE 1-(1743-1770)- THE IMPRINT WAS ADDED AS FOLLOWS- "SOLD BY WILLIAM MOUNT & THOS. PAGE TOWER HILL". SEE MAP # 243M5.

- STATE 2-(1773-1794)- TITLE AND IMPRINT WERE CHANGED. THE IMPRINT NOW READS "SOLD BY JNo.: MOUNT & THOs. PAGE TOWER HILL. THE SPELLING IN THE TITLE IS CHANGED TO JERSEY FROM JARSEY. SEE MAP # 294M6.

ED. 3-STATE 1-(1749,1767)- IMPRINT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO "DUBLIN SOLD BY GEO. GRIERSON AT THE TWO BIBLES IN ESSEX STREET".OTHERWISE IT IS ALMOST AN EXACT COPY OF ED. 1, STATE 5. SEE MAP # 249G5.

DATA IS FROM VERNER'S STUDY OF THE ENGLISH PILOT THE FOURTH BOOK.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : HFC HAS A COPY OF THIS FIRST EDITION, FIFTH STATE, 1732 ISSUE IN COLOR. SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND ARE ALSO PRESENT FROM SEPARATE SHEETS OF THE ENGLISH PILOT. WE HAVE A COPY OF THE SECOND ED., STATE 1 IN BLACK AND WHITE. WE ALSO HAVE A GOOD BLACK AND WHITE IMPRESSION OF THE SECOND EDITION, STATE 1 WITH AN HFC ACQ. # OF SF018-TGD AND A SIMILAR COPY OF THE SECOND EDITION, STATE 2 WITH TWO SMALL HOLES WHERE THE PLATES ARE JOINED. IT HAS AN HFC ACQ. # OF G020-IGD. HFC ALSO HAS A GOOD BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF THE 1767 ISSUE OF THE THIRD EDITION, WITH AN HFC ACQ. # OF SONA018-UNHL.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : VERNER, COOLIE, A CARTOBIBLIOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF THE ENGLISH PILOT THE FOURTH BOOK WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE CHARTS OF VIRGINIA, U. OF VA PRESS, CHARLOTTSVILLE, VA., 1960,PP.30-40;SWEM 130,160,168,174,193,202,207,218,219, 227,240,265,307; PHILLIPS, ATLASES, 1157,1158,1160,1162,1163,1164,1168,1171; SELLERS & VAN EE, MAPS AND CHARTS OF NORTH AMERICA, NOS. 719-720; PAPENFUSE AND COALE,ATLAS OF HISTORICAL MAPS OF MARYLAND 1608- 1908, FIG. 27,PP. 25-6; MATHEWS, E.B.,BIBLIOGRAPHY AND CARTOGRAPHY, PP. 339, 351; CUMMING, WM. P., BRITISH MAPS OF COLONIAL AMERICA, P. 39.

March 14, 1988


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