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L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner. There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regarding "Suite, sur les Peuples de l'Afrique," "Analyse: De la Carte générale de l'Amérique," and "Note historique." The number '48' is in the upper corner of the left column of text.
Date: 1790
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Streights of Magellan: from the latest authorities.

Description: Map shows detailed view of the narrow Strait of Magellan between the coasts of "Terra del Fuego" and "Patagonum Regio." Inset: [Map of southern tip of South America]. Includes notes. Relief is shown pictorially and by descriptive statement. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1790
Creator: Kincaid, Alexander, 1710 or 11 to 1777
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the Western Hemisphere]

Description: Map shows major cities for North and South America, major islands in the Caribbean area, the Pacific Ocean, including New Zealand, and in the South Atlantic Ocean; the Kamchatka peninsula. Includes text notes and expeditionary routes of Capt. Cook with dates of travel and discoveries. Relief shown pictorially and by spot heights. Scale not determined.
Date: [1791..1811]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouvelle Espagne, Nouveau Méxique, Isles Antilles

Description: This map shows southern North and Central America and the surrounding area. Different regions are outlined and shaded in color, including Mexican states and Central American countries which are outlined in green. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). An inset in the upper right corner is titled, "Isles Açores ou Tercères."
Date: 1791?
Creator: Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouvelle Espagne, Nouveau Méxique, Isles Antilles.

Description: This map shows southern North and Central America and the surrounding area. Different regions are outlined and shaded in color, including Mexican states and Central American countries outlined in green. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked. Inset: "Isles Açores ou Tercères." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not noted.
Date: 1791?
Creator: Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World from the best authorities.

Description: Map shows political boundaries and some major cities in six known continents with Australia shown as "New Holland." Zodiak, "ecliptick," and "equinoctial" lines are also depicted. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given. Map is from "A New Geographical, Commercial and Historical Grammar."
Date: 1791
Creator: McIntyre, Archibald
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amérique ou Indes Occidentales avec les nouvelles découvertes du Capite. Cook, depuis le Détroit de Behrings ou du Nord, dans l'Océan Pacifique du Nord et Sud.

Description: Map shows political divisions for South America, eastern and southern portions of North America; major settlements, areas of Indian habitation. Includes informative notes and text which discuss mention the discoveries of Captain James Cook. Map extends beyond sheet size to show Cerque Polaire Arctique [Alaska]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1792..1804]
Creator: Delamarche, Charles François, 1740-1817.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, MDCCXCII.

Description: Map shows "Isle de Californie" however dividing sea appears to be oblilterated by engraver and coloration; political divisions, major cities, and notable physical features for northeastern, eastern, southern, and southwestern portions of North America, Central America, and the West Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:18,500,000].
Date: 1792
Creator: Elwe, Jan Barend
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

De Golf van Mexico de eilanden en het omleggende land : zaamengesteld en op nieuw gecorrigeerd volgens de beste waarnemingen.

Description: Map shows routes into the Caribbean area and the Gulf of Mexico; the Bahamas, Cuba, and other islands of the West Indies, the northern coast of South America, lower Mexico, both coasts of Guatimala, the Gulf coast, and the Florida peninsula. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:13,800,000].
Date: 1792
Creator: Elwe, Jan Barend
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

De Golf van Mexico de eilanden en het omleggende land: zaamengesteld en op nieuw gecorrigeerd volgens de beste waarnemingen.

Description: Map shows routes into the Caribbean area and the Gulf of Mexico; the Bahamas, Cuba, and other islands of the West Indies, the northern coast of South America, lower Mexico, both coasts of Guatimala, the Gulf coast, and the Florida peninsula. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:13,800,000].
Date: 1792
Creator: Elwe, Jan Barend
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappemonde à l'usage de l'instr[ucti]on.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century geographical outlines, political boundaries, and major cities in six continents including "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia], sea routes traveled by Captain James Cook, and areas of indigenous populations. Includes text: "Avertissement: On a ajouté à cette mappemonde les nouvelles découvertes faites par le Capitaine Cook dans ses trois differens voyages ...Avec Privilège d'Auteur Année 1792." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1792
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A [1793] map of Kentucky drawn from actual observations by John Filson.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century Kentucky counties, settlements, and roads. Includes text and explanation of symbols. Inset: A plan of the rapids in the River Ohio. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [1:633,600].
Date: November 23, 1793
Creator: Filson, John, ca. 1747-1788
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Bowles's new one-sheet map of America: divided into its kingdoms, states, governmts. and other subdivisions ; laid down from observations of the most celebrated geographers.

Description: Map shows major cities, political divisions, and areas of Native American habitation. Includes notes and table listing each European country's possessions as well as native and United States possessions. Includes a chart listing countries' possessions. Relief shown pictorially. No scale noted.
Date: [1794..1798]
Creator: Bowles & Carver
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chart of the N.W. coast of America and the N.E. coast of Asia, explored in the years 1778 and 1779

Description: Map shows routes of Captain James Cook in 1778 and 1779 during exploration of the northwestern part of North America [present-day Alaska]. Coastlines, settlements, and areas of indigenous population in North America and northeast Asia are noted. Includes historical notes. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:10,137,600].
Date: 1794
Creator: Roberts, Henry
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chart of the N.W. coast of America and the N.E. coast of Asia, explored in the years 1778 and 1779.

Description: Map shows routes of Captain James Cook in 1778 and 1779 during exploration of the northwestern part of North America [present-day Alaska]. Coastlines, settlements, and areas of indigenous population in North America and northeast Asia are noted. Includes historical notes. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:10,137,600].
Date: 1794
Creator: Roberts, Henry
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A General Map of North America drawn from the best surveys.

Description: Map shows major cities and basic features of Greenland, Hudson Bay, eastern coastline of North America, the Caribbean Islands, part of Central America, Mexico, the Pacific coastline of North America, and an early profile of the Alaskan coast. Includes "References to the United States," listing 15 states. Plus signs probably denote atolls in the Caribbean area. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1794
Creator: Russell, John
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A map of South America : containing Tierra-Firma, Guayana, New Granada, Amazonia, Brasil, Peru, Paraguay, Chaco, Tucuman, Chili and Patagonia [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows geography, coastal detail, and settlements in the southernmost part of South America. Includes legend, text, and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Depths by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000].
Date: 1794
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library