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Pittman, Philip, active 1760–1770

The present state of the European settlements on the Missisippi : with a geographical description of that river / illustrated by plans and draughts by Captain Philip Pittman.

Additional Title(s):

Present state of the European settlements on the Mississippi

London : Printed for J. Nourse, bookseller to His Majesty, MDCCLXX [1770]
Physical Description:
viii, 99, [1] pages, [8] leaves of plates (7 folded) : maps, plans ; 28 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F352 .P58 1770+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Thomas Kitchin.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-N⁴ O².
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 63103
English short title catalogue, T105647
Howes, W. U.S.iana, 1650-1950 (1962 edition), P397.
Plates 1-3, bound between p. viiii and p. [1]: A draught of the River Missisippi [sic] from the Balise up to Fort Charter -- between p. 10-11, A plan of New Orleans -- between p. 14-15, A plan of Mobile -- between 26-27, Draught of the R. Ibbeville -- between p. 39-40, Plan of Fort Rosalia -- between p. 42 and 43, A plan of Cascaskies.
BEIN: Copy 2 imperfect: half-title wanting.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blue paper wrapper.
Subject Terms:
Mississippi River -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803.
Engravings -- 1770.
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784, engraver.
Nourse, J. (John), -1780, publisher.

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