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The American atlas, or, A geographical description of the whole continent of America wherein are delineated at large, its several regions, countries, states and islands; and chiefly the British colonies, composed from numerous surveys, several of which were made by order of government by

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Published by Printed and sold by R. Sayer and Bennett ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • South America -- Maps.,
  • North America -- Maps.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Maps.

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Other titlesA geographical description of the whole continent of America.
Statementby Major Holland, Lewis Evans, William Scull, Henry Mouzon, Lieut. Ross, J. Cook, Michael Lane, Joseph Gilbert, Gardner, Hillock, &c., &c. ; engraved on forty-nine copper-plates, by the late Mr. Thomas Jefferys ...
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 35021
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination10 microfiches (168 fr.)
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20566765M
ISBN 10066535021X

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