Kitchin's general atlas, describing the whole universe [electronic resource] : Being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the last edition of D'Anville and Robert, with many improvements by other eminent geographers, engraved on sixty-two plates, comprising thirty seven maps. Containing, 1. 2. A general map of the world, in two hemispheres, with the tracks and all new discoveries of Capt. James Cook, and other circumnavigators; with marginal delineations of the most interesting particulars in the solar, starry, and mundane system. 3. 4. Europe divided into its kingdoms, states, republics, &c. with descriptive tables, and many additions and improvements. 5. 6. England and Wales, drawn from the most accurate surveys. 7. 8. Scotland, or North Britain, compiled from the best surveys, and regulated by the latest observations. 9. 10. Ireland, with all its divisions, post roads and canals. 11. The Netherlands, or ten provinces. 12. The seven United provinces, with the canals and great roads. 13. France, divided into provinces, with the post roads. 14. New map of France, in eighty-three departments. 15. Spain and Portugal, from the latest observations. 16. Italy, with the Islands of Sicily, Sardinia, &c. 17. The Island and kingdom of Corsica, ceded to Great Britain in 1794. 18. 19. The Empire of Germany, with the Kingdom of Prussia, &c. 20. Switzerland, divided into the thirteen cantons, &c. 21. The Northern states, comprehending the Kingdoms of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. 22. The Kingdom of Poland, with its dismembered provinces &c. 24. Turkey in Europe, with all its provinces and adjacent countries. 25. The whole Russian Empire, in Europe and Asia. 26. 27. Asia, and its islands, divided into its empires, kingdoms, states, regions, &c. 28. 29. The East-Indies, with the European settlements, and the high roads, &c. 30. 31. Africa, with all its states, kingdoms, republics, regions, islands, &c. also an historical description, and a chart of the gold coast. 32. 33. The whole continent of America, divided into north and south, and West-Indies. 34. 35. North America, with the West-India Islands, divided according to the preliminary articles of peace, signed at versailles, 20th Jan. 1783, wherein are particularly distinguished the United States, &c. 36. 37. South America, with several improvements and additions, also a chart of Falkland's Islands
- Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784
- Uniform Title:
- General atlas, describing the whole universe
- London : Printed and published by Robert Laurie and James Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street, (Successors to the late Mr. Robert Sayer.), 1797.
- Physical Description:
- 2 unnumbered pages, plates : maps ; 2⁰.
- Price on title page: Just published, a new universal atlas, engraved on 100 plates, comprising 66maps; being the completest atlas extant. Price Six Guineas, neatly bound in calf. N.B. D'Anville's ancient geography, improved with the modern names under the ancient, may be had as companion to the above atlases, price 1l. 1s. Half bound., Reproduction of original from Cambridge University Library., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, T205458.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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