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MAP #: 303V5

CARTOGRAPHER : VOLNEY, C.F.

DATE: 1803

SHORT TITLE : CARTE DES ETATS-UNIS DE L'AMERIQUE-NORD

REMAINING TITLE & ID : POUR SERVIR AU TABLEAU DU CLIMAT ET DU SOL PAR C.F. VOLNEY. (CIRCULAR CARTOUCHE, BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER). "TOME VII. PL. I." (RIGHT TOP MARGIN). "LONGITUDE OCCIDENTALE DE PARIS" (INSIDE CENTER BOTTOM BORDER). "LATITUDE SEPTENTRIONALE" (INSIDE CENTER RIGHT BORDER). LONGITUDE WEST FROM PARIS (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1803
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : PARIS
PUBLISHER : CHEZ COURCIER
LANGUAGE(S) : FR
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 41.9 X 54.3 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 48.3 X 57.0 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 6,100,000 (BASED ON LATITUDE)
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-475
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : CO027-H2
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL AREA MAP OF LITTLE SIGNIFICANCE TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (9)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : CIRCULAR (21)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : PARIS (3)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : SABIN AND PHILLIPS ARE THE ONLY SOURCES LOCATED.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS THE WHOLE OF THE UNITED STATES FROM NEWFOUNDLAND TO FLORIDA AND WEST TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. ITS REPRESENTATION OF THE MARYLAND/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS TOO SMALL TO BE SIGNIFICANT TO A MARYLAND/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION. THE MOUNTAINS ARE PROMINENTLY OUTLINED IN BROWN. IT WAS PUBLISHED IN BOOK 2 OF C.F. VOLNEY'S TABLEAU DE CLIMAT ET DU SOL DES ETATS UNIS D'AMERIQUE, PARIS: CHEZ COURCIER, 1803. THIS FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH WAS REPUBLISHED IN ENGLISH IN PHILADELPHIA IN 1804 BY J. CONRAD & CO. AND IN LONDON FOR J. JOHNSON THAT SAME YEAR.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THREE EDITIONS OF THE TABLEAU WERE PUBLISHED, IN PARIS IN 1803, IN PHILADELPHIA IN 1804 AND IN LONDON IN 1804. THERE WAS A TRANSLATION OF THE MAP TO ENGLISH, WITH THE TITLE "MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA" (PHILLIPS). THIS UNDOUBTEDLY WAS A DIFFERENT PLATE AND IS IN THE EDITION OF THE BOOK PUBLISHED IN LONDON. WHETHER THE PHILADELPHIA EDITION IS A THIRD PLATE IS NOT KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A COPY IN OUTLINE COLORING WITH CONSIDERABLE BROWNING THROUGHOUT. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF CO027-H2 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-475. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DATA : SABIN, JOSEPH, A DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME, NEW YORK: JOSEPH SABIN, 1868-1936, # 100692, 100693, 100694; PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF MAPS OF AMERICA IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, NEW YORK: BURT FRANKLIN, AN UNDATED REPRINT OF A 1901 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, 874 (LONDON ED.).

July 15, 1991


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