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Washington, U.S. Coast Survey, 1853; One in a series of charts of the Chesapeake Bay area made during the survey of the Bay, begun in 1843, This serves as a key to topographic and hydrographic sheets and shows the triangulation of of the Chesapeake…

Position: 101 (3217 views)

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Map of Chesapeake Bay region, featuring parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina coastlines. Text is in French. Paris, 1795. Published as plate 27 in Atlas Moderne Portatif. --From This New Founde Lande: The Henry &…

Position: 167 (3103 views)

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Amsterdam, 1630/1636; The first derivative of Smith's map of Virginia appeared in Atlas Novus in the editions of 1636, 1638, 1641, and 1644. It is the only Smith derivative with the Indian facing the Chesapeake Bay. Powhatan's Lodge appears in the…

Position: 187 (3053 views)

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Note: Image depicts back of map. Amsterdam; The first derivative of Smith's map of Virginia appeared in Atlas Novus in the editions of 1636, 1638, 1641, and 1644. It is the only Smith derivative with the Indian facing the Chesapeake Bay. Powhatan's…

Position: 202 (3026 views)

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London; Note: image depicts front; see "Related Item" field for verso of image. Derivative 9, State I, of Smith's map of Virginia. Oriented with north to the right, this lovely map was first published in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of…

Position: 173 (3078 views)

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London; Note: image depicts verso; see "Related Item" field for front of image. Derivative 9, State I, of Smith's map of Virginia. Oriented with north to the right, this lovely map was first published in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of…

Position: 213 (2991 views)

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Paris; Derived from 1754 Fry-Jefferson map of Virginia, this map appeared in Histoire Generale des Voyages by l'Abbe Provost in Paris until 1775. It shows the area from Philadelphia south to Cape Henry and west to the mountains and includes names of…

Position: 218 (2978 views)

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Philadelphia, 1831; Published in Mitchell's A new American Atlas, which was designed to illustrate the geography of the United States, this is map 7, engraved by J.H. Young. An inset shows a plan of Washington, D.C. and Georgetown, and statistical…

Position: 184 (3061 views)

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Leiden, ca. 1708-1728; A prolific publisher, editor, and bookseller, Peter vander Aa included the arrival of John Smith to America in his map of Virginia. He published a similar map in his Atlas Nouveau Et Curieux (1714), but with a French title and…

Position: 74 (3249 views)

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Paris, 1795; Published as a plate in 27 in Atlas Moderne Portatif. --From This New Founde Lande: The Henry & Kaye Spalding Map Collection at Hampden-Sydney College, 2008.

Position: 82 (3243 views)

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Paris, ca. 1768; A cartouche with a more decorative top line differentiates this map from Spalding 50 [also in this collection]. Otherwise, the geographic area is the same, covering Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the Carolinas. Fronts differ,…

Position: 58 (3271 views)

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Paris, ca. 1780; Showing the area from Virginia's Rappahannock River through Georgia, this map indicates larger towns by symbols colored in red. Bonne was a mathematician and cartographer and successor to Jacques Nicolas Bellin as hydrographer at the…

Position: 47 (3288 views)

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Amsterdam; Note: see "Related Item" field for verso of map. This is the second derivative of Smith's map of Virginia. It was the only regional map in Mercator's Atlas Minor, beginning in 1628. The plate was not changed during its publication history…

Position: 69 (3258 views)

spalding 58 back.jpg
Amsterdam; Note: see "Related Item" field for verso of map. This is the second derivative of Smith's map of Virginia. It was the only regional map in Mercator's Atlas Minor, beginning in 1628. The plate was not changed during its publication history…

Position: 131 (3168 views)

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