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POPPLE, Henry

A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto., 1733 [but c1735]

Copper engraved map, on 20 printed mapsheets, 15 double-page maps and five single-page maps (the single-page maps comprise bird’s eye views and harbour plans which appear on the right side of the map, from top to bottom, with 20 of the 22 views and plans appearing on these five sheets, the last two views appear on sheet 1, in the upper left corner of the map). Each of the maps is mounted on a guard.
250 × 230 in
635 × 584.2 cm
location
London, New York
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Daniel Crouch Rare Books
London, New York
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The first large scale printed map to show the thirteen colonies

Popple’s 20 sheet ‘Map of the …

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The first large scale printed map to show the thirteen colonies

Popple’s 20 sheet ‘Map of the British Empire in America’ is one of the two most important large format maps of North America published in the eighteenth century. Along with John Mitchell’s ‘Map of the British & French Dominions in North America’ (see …

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About the work
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Daniel Crouch Rare Books
London, New York
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The first large scale printed map to show the thirteen colonies

Popple’s 20 sheet ‘Map of the …

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The first large scale printed map to show the thirteen colonies

Popple’s 20 sheet ‘Map of the British Empire in America’ is one of the two most important large format maps of North America published in the eighteenth century. Along with John Mitchell’s ‘Map of the British & French Dominions in North America’ (see …

Read more
Medium
Print
Publisher
London.

POPPLE, Henry

A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto., 1733 [but c1735]

Copper engraved map, on 20 printed mapsheets, 15 double-page maps and five single-page maps (the single-page maps comprise bird’s eye views and harbour plans which appear on the right side of the map, from top to bottom, with 20 of the 22 views and plans appearing on these five sheets, the last two views appear on sheet 1, in the upper left corner of the map). Each of the maps is mounted on a guard.
250 × 230 in
635 × 584.2 cm
location
London, New York