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MAP #: 280B6

CARTOGRAPHER : BONNE, RIGOBERT

DATE: 1780

SHORT TITLE : CARTE DE LA PARTIE NORD, DES ETATS UNIS,

REMAINING TITLE & ID : DE L'AMERIQUE. SEPTENTRIONALE. (NO CARTOUCHE, BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER). "No. 47." (RIGHT TOP MARGIN). "Liv. XVII. ET XVIII." (LEFT TOP MARGIN). FOUR DISTANCE SCALES (TOP LEFT CORNER). "LON. DU MERI. DE L'ISLE DE FER." (CENTER TOP MARGIN). "LONG. DU MERI. DE PARIS" (CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). LONGITUDE EAST OF FERRO (TOP BORDER) AND WEST OF PARIS (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1780?
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : GENEVA
PUBLISHER : J. L. PELLET
LANGUAGE(S) : FR
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 21.3 X 32.0 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 24.8 X 37.8 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 4,250,000
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3710 1783 .B6
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-53 HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-DHT
REGION CATEGORY : NOT SIGNIFICANT TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SHOALS SHOWN BY DOTTED LINES CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : PARIS AND FERRO (12)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : PHILLIPS AND SELLERS & VAN EE ARE BOTH HELPFUL.
DESCRIPTION : THIS SMALL MAP COVERS FROM CANADA TO VIRGINIA AND FROM MAINE TO LAKE ERIE. IT INCLUDES MOST OF THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, BUT THE REPRESENTATION IS TOO SMALL TO BE OF MAJOR INTEREST IN A MARYLAND COLLECTION. THE MAP IS IN OUTLINE COLORING. IT HAS NO SOUNDINGS, BUT DOES SHOW A SHOAL AREA IN THE CHESAPEAKE BY DOTTED LINES. THE STATE BOUNDARY LINES ARE CRUDE AND INACCURATE, WHERE SHOWN.

THIS MAP APPEARED AS # 47 IN G.T. RAYNAL'S ATLAS DE TOUTES LES PARTIES CONNUES DU GLOBE TERRESTRE, DRESSE POUR L'HISTOIRE PHILOSOPHIQUE & POLITIQUE DES ESTABLISSEMENS & DU COMMERCE DES EUROPEENS DANS LES DEUX INDES..., 50 MAPS, 4o, J.L. PELLET, GENEVE, 1780. A DIFFERENT EDITION OR STATE OF THIS SAME MAP WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE TITLE "... L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE PAR M. BONNE, INGENIEUR-HYDROGRAPHE DE LA MARINE." A THIRD ISSUE LACKS BONNES NAME IN THE TITLE AND LACKS THE PLATE NUMBER IN THE RIGHT TOP MARGIN. SELLERS & VAN EE DATE THAT ISSUE "1783?" TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY INDICATES THAT RAYNAL'S HIST. PHILOS. DE COMMERCE DES INDES WAS INITIALLY PUBLISHED IN 1774. IT IS UNLIKELY THAT THIS VERSION OF THE MAP IS DATED 1774, THOUGH, BECAUSE OF THE USE OF "ETATS UNIS" IN THE TITLE.

DATA IS FROM PHILLIPS ATLASES & MAPS, SELLERS & VAN EE, TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY AND OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THREE STATES OF THIS MAP ARE KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

ISSUE 1 - (1780?) - THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN.

ISSUE 2 - (178_?) - THIS ISSUE HAS A TITLE THAT READS ".... L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE PAR M. BONNE, INGENIEUR-HYDROGRAPHE DE LA MARINE." THE MAP IS APPARENTLY OTHERWISE UNCHANGED. WE DO NOT KNOW HOW TO DATE THIS MAP.

ISSUE 3 - (1783?) - THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS HAS A COPY WITH THE PLATE NUMBER ERASED IN THE TOP RIGHT CORNER, WHICH DOES NOT HAVE THE NAME OF BONNE IN THE TITLE AS DOES ISSUE 2. THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS DATES THIS ISSUE AS "1783[?]".

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION AND FROM SELLERS & VAN EE.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A COPY OF ISSUE 1 AS DESCRIBED. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF BB023-DHT AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-53.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS,I, AMSTERDAM: THEATRVM ORBIS TERRARVM, LTD., 1971 REPRINT OF A 1909 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, # 652; PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF MAPS OF AMERICA IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, NEW YORK: BURT FRANKLIN, UNDATED REPRINT OF A 1901 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, 860; SELLERS, JOHN R. & PATRICIA MOLEN VAN EE, MAPS AND CHARTS OF NORTH AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES 1750-1789, WASHINGTON: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1981, # 744.

May 13, 1991


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