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A Map of Canada Compiled from the Latest Authorities by Edward Staveley, civ. engr.
A Map of Canada Compiled from the Latest Authorities by Edward Staveley, civ. engr.
A mid-nineteenth century map of Canada by Civil Engineer Edward Staveley, engraved by W. & A.K. Jonhston, geographers and engravers to the Queen, Edinburgh. Edited by Armour and Ramsay, Montreal. The map contains five insets: Island of Montreal, Quebec and its Environs with the Operations of the Siege of 1759 under Wolfe, Vicinity of the Falls of Niagara, Kingston and its Environs, and Toronto and its Environs. Visual scale [92 mm = 100 British Miles].
A Map of the British and French Settlements in North America.
A Map of the British and French Settlements in North America.
18th century map of British and French settlements in North America. Coloured map published in the Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure 1755 vol 17 pp. 144-145. Inset: French settlement Fort Frederick at Crown Point, built 1731. Scale approx. 1:10,000,000. Title cartouche illustrated with images of ships.
A New & Accurate Map of Asia, Drawn from the most approved Modern Maps & Charts
A New & Accurate Map of Asia, Drawn from the most approved Modern Maps & Charts
Eighteenth-century Map of Asia with New Holland in black & white, engraving by Thomas Bowen. Engraved for Middletons Complete System of Geography. Scale not specified.
A New Map of North America, with the West India Islands
A New Map of North America, with the West India Islands
Top half of a detailed late 18th-century map of North America and the West Indies. Shows hand-coloured divisions based on "the Preliminaries Signed at Versailles" January, 20th, 1783". Red is used to denote English territories, green is the United States, Blue is French, and Yellow is Spanish territory. Printed on four sheets, two out of the four are shown. Illustrated cartouche showing Native American people. Inset with "A Particular Map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay"., wherein are particularly Distinguished The United States, and the Several Provinces, Governments &ca which Compose The British Dominions Laid Down according to the Latest Surveys, and Corrected from the Original Materials, of Governor Powell, Member of Parliament. London: Published by Laurie & Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street. 12th May 1794. Scale ca. 1:5,000,000.
A New Map of Upper & Lower Canada from the Latest Authorities
A New Map of Upper & Lower Canada from the Latest Authorities
A nineteenth-century map of Upper & Lower Canada and the northeastern United States, engraved by John Cary. Outlines and borders colored in red and blue. Published in 1807. Relief shown pictorially. Map also covers the northeastern United States.
A New and Accurate Map of Quebec and its Boundaries from a late Survey
A New and Accurate Map of Quebec and its Boundaries from a late Survey
An eighteenth-century map from Quebec. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the Universal Magazine, September 1781, volume 69.
A New and Correct Map of North America
A New and Correct Map of North America
Late 18th-century map of North America. Black and white, from Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military and Literary Journal, v.1 April 1780. Scale: 1:11,000,000. Prime meridian: London., Note: Published as the Act directs. April 26th 1780. by Richardson & Urquhart Royal Exchange.
An Accurate Map of North America Drawn from the Sieur Robert, with Improvements.
An Accurate Map of North America Drawn from the Sieur Robert, with Improvements.
A mid-eighteenth century map of North America. The map is an English version of Giles Robert de Vaugondy's map of North America, engraved by George Rollos. Robert de Vaugondy's original map is entitled "Amérique Septentrionale: Dressée sur les Relations les Plus Modernes des Voyageurs et Navigateurs, et Divisée Suivant les Differentes Possessions des Européens". This revised version features a cartouche illustrated with scenes of Native American people and indigenous flora and fauna., Text at top reads: Engrav'd by the King's Authority for the Geographical Dictionary
British North America
British North America
A nineteenth-century map of British North America. Published in England by London Longman & Co. Contains the following geological information: volcanoes coloured with black dots; metamorphic or primitive rocks denoted with red; and fossiliferous rocks, from the Silurian Strata upwards, denoted with blue. Prime Meridian: Greenwich.
British North America By Permission Dedicated to The Honorable Hudsons Bay Company
British North America By Permission Dedicated to The Honorable Hudsons Bay Company
A nineteenth-century map of British North America, shown in yellow. Rupert's Land is shown in green. Border with the United States is delineated with red. Published in London by J. Arrowsmith in1854. Relief shown by hachures. Prime Meridian; Greenwich.
Canada
Canada
A nineteenth-century map of Canada. Published in London by John Cary in 1813. Upper Canada is shown in red, the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Coast is delineated with blue, and Lower Canada is delineated with yellow.
Carte de Prétentions des Anglois dans l'Amerique Septentrionale Suivant leurs Chartres
Carte de Prétentions des Anglois dans l'Amerique Septentrionale Suivant leurs Chartres
18th-century French map of English territory in North America according to their charters, on both French and Spanish territories. Text on the right denotes: boundaries of Virginia and New England based on a charter issued by Jaques I (1620); boundaries of Carolina following a charter by Charles II (24 March 1662); extended boundaries of Carolina following a second charter by Charles II (13 June 1665); boundaries of Georgia following a charter by George II (9 June 1732).

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