A map of the British Empire in America

Material Information

A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto
Title in top margin of key map:
America septentrionalis
Popple, Henry, -1743 ( cartographer )
Toms, W. H ( William Henry ), approximately 1700-1765 ( engraver )
Lemprière, C ( Clement ), 1716?-1746 ( draftsman )
Baron, Bernard, 1696-1762 ( engraver )
Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742 ( inscriber )
[State 6].
Physical Description:
1 map on 20 sheets : color ; 239 x 229 cm, sheets 53 x 72 cm or smaller
Scale approximately 1:2,000,000 ; 1 in to 45 miles


Subjects / Keywords:
British colonies ( fast )
Colonias británicas ( local )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- North America ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
Colonies -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Great Britain -- America ( lcsh )
Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- North America ( lcsh )
America ( fast )
Caribbean Area ( fast )
North America ( fast )
América del Norte ( bidex )
Early works. ( fast )
Maps. ( fast )
Early maps. ( lcgft )
Aerial views. ( lcgft )
Obras anteriores a 1800 ( qlsp )
Mapas ( qlsp )
atlas ( marcgt )
Early works ( fast )
Maps ( fast )
Early maps ( lcgft )
Aerial views ( lcgft )
Obras anteriores a 1800 ( qlsp )
Mapas ( qlsp )
55 x -107, 5 x -107, 5 x -47, 55 x -47 ( Map Coverage )


Babinski, Mark. Henry Popple's 1733 map of the British Empire in America
List of maps of America in the Library of Congress,
Pritchard, Margaret Beck. Degrees of latitude,
Additional Physical Form:
Print version record.
System Details:
System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software.
General Note:
Copper engraving, hand colored.
General Note:
Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings.
General Note:
Title from sheet 17. Imprint from sheet 20.
General Note:
Map covers the eastern two-thirds of North America from the Grand Banks off Newfoundland, west to Lake Superior and from the Great Lakes to the north coast of South America. Map was issued in atlas format and bound.
General Note:
Includes decorative cartouche, a scene of native Americans with flora and fauna. In the background, cargo is being unloaded from ships. Dedication to the Queen with coat of arms on sheet 15.
General Note:
Edition statement and date of publication from Babinski source. Engraved sheet numbers have been added to top right, indicating state 6.
General Note:
Includes 17 inset maps of cities and harbors, 4 views and a scene of Sir Charles Wager's engagement with the Spanish fleet in 1717.
General Note:
Sheet 20 contains an endorsement of the map signed by Edmund Halley.
General Note:
"C. Lempriere inv. & del. ; B. Baron, sculp."--Sheet 17.
General Note:
George A. Smathers Libraries has 7 of the 20 sheets.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Henry Popple.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
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Resource Identifier:
on10975 ( NOTIS )
1097552771 ( OCLC )
036811295 ( ALEPH )
G3300 1733 .P6 ( lcc )