A Publishing History of John Mitchell’s Map of North America, 1755-1775

  title={A Publishing History of John Mitchell’s Map of North America, 1755-1775},
  author={Matthew H. Edney},
  journal={Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society},
  • M. Edney
  • Published 9 January 2007
  • History
  • Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society
John Mitchell’s Map of the British and French Dominions in North America (London, 1755) is a prominent feature of the history of cartography of the British colonies in North America. A close examination of the history of the publication of its seven identified variants (1755-1775) indicates, however, that the map is properly understood in terms of the British, and more specifically London, market for maps and geographical information. There, it contributed to public discussions about the nature… 
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