Atlantic Neptune by J.F.W. Des Barres
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Atlantic Neptune by J.F.W. Des Barres a description of a set in the possession of Bernard Quaritch Ltd. by Joseph F. W. Des Barres

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  • Des Barres, Joseph F. W. -- 1722-1824.,
  • Nautical charts -- Atlantic coast (North America) -- To 1800.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsQuaritch Booksellers (London, England)
LC ClassificationsG1106.P5 D426
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17921175M

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L.C. copy no. 3, with items. Charts dated to Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of St. John's Island as on the relevant chart. About this Item: Published by J.F.W. Des Barres in 'The Atlantic Neptune', London, Etching with aquatint, printed in academyrealtor.comd on laid paper with `J Bates' watermark and `JB' countermark. A fine series of profile views of the extraordinary Sable Island, . APA Format. Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. ( - ). The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F. W. Des Barres, under the directions of the Right Honble. the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. At the same time, he follows the land speculation of two leading surveyors, Samuel Holland and J.F.W. Des Barres, and the publication history of The Atlantic Neptune. Richly illustrated with images from The Atlantic Neptune and earlier maps, Surveyors of Empire is an insightful account of the relationship between science and imperialism, and.

L.C. copy no. 1, with some items; originally bound in 3 narrow folio volumes. Vol. 2, has general t.p. dated , and 3 sectional title pages dated , , and respectively. Charts dated to L.C. copy imperfect: General and sectional title pages and contents leaf to v. 1 wanting. Cf. H. N. Stevens. Catalogue of the Henry Newton Stevens collection of the Atlantic Neptune. Colonel Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres (22 November – 24 or 27 October ) was a cartographer who served in the Seven Years' War, as the aide-de-camp to General James Wolfe. He later went on to serve as the Lieutenant-Governor of Cape Breton and later as Lieutenant-Governor of Prince Edward Island. DesBarres also created the monumental four volume Atlantic Neptune, which . Dec 15,  · The Atlantic Neptune by J.F.W. Des Barres a description of a set in the possession of Bernard Quaritch Ltd. by Joseph F. W. Des Barres. Published by . Dec 06,  · Hornsby's book details the activities of Samuel Holland and J. F. W. Des Barres as they surveyed northeastern North America for the British government between and The book is divided into six chapters with an introduction and an epilogue. Hornsby discusses the publication of The Atlantic Neptune, a nautical atlas that Author: Christopher P. Magra.

May 01,  · Part one of the exhibition, showing May 1st through July 27, will focus geographically on Atlantic Canada. In this section we examine the surveys of engineers Samuel Holland and J.F.W. Des Barres, which were then published as charts in The Atlantic Neptune. A very fine chart of Massachusetts Bay from the Atlantic Neptune, issued for use of British navigators early in the Revolutionary War.. The Atlantic Neptune is arguably the finest atlas of North American waters ever produced, achieving in its more complete states full coverage of the East and Gulf Neptune’s great strength was the integration of form and function: while its. Get this from a library! Surveyors of empire: Samuel Holland, J.W.F. Des Barres, and the making of the Atlantic Neptune. [Stephen J Hornsby; Hope Stege] -- "British imperial power was greatly bolstered by new techniques in surveying and map-making during the eighteenth century. Well before James Cook sailed for the Pacific in , British army. Hornsby, Stephen J. Surveyors of Empire. Samuel Holland, J.F.W. Des Barres, and the making of the Atlantic Neptune. McGill-Queens University Press. ISBN When James Cook was appointed Surveyor of Newfoundland in April his surveying activities were in fact part of a large-scale undertaking.