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Gibson, J. (John), active 1750-1792.

Atlas minimus, or, A new set of pocket maps of the several empires, kingdoms and states of the known world : with historical extracts relative to each / drawn and engrav'd by J. Gibson from the best authorities ; revis'd, corrected and improv'd by Eman: Bowen Geographer to His Majesty.

Additional Title(s):

New set of pocket maps of the several empires, kingdoms and states of the known world

London : Publish'd accord:g to Act of Parl:t ... : Jan:y 2d 1758.
Physical Description:
[3] leaves, [1] leaf of plates (frontispiece), 52 leaves of plates, [1] leaf : 1 ill., col. maps ; 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Maps/Atlases 976
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Includes maps of North America, showing British territorial claims at the beginning of the Seven Years' War.
Engraved frontispiece.
Contains 52 coloured maps.
Includes index.
Engraved leaf at the end advertises a companion volume, The counties of England and Wales.
Osborne catalogue, I:178
Roscoe, S. John Newbery and his successors, J146(A)
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary calf.
Subject Terms:
Atlases, British.
Canada -- Maps.
Heraldic bookplates -- Specimens.
Bowen, Emanuel, -1767.
Newbery, John, 1713-1767, bookseller.

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