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Izard atlas

Identifier: Mss 0090

Collection Overview

This composite atlas is a collection of late eighteenth century maps of the world, the majority of which bear the imprint: London, printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhil and Carington Bowles next the Chapter House in St. Pauls Church Yard. This composite atlas has a handwritten index, numbering the maps from 1 to 60. Maps are by various cartographers, including Palairet, Delarochette, D'Anville, Roberts, Bayly, Jefferys, Hubner, Reynolds, Homan, Mayer, Gibson, Bowen, Kitchin, Rouvier, Rocque, Gibson, DeLisle, Michelot, Bellin, Nolin, Ellis, Bonne, Dury, Bell, Andrews, De la Haye, the Royal Academy of Sciences at Petersburg, Cook, Bohn, Lane, Montrésor, Evans, and Sheffield.


  • Creation: 1750-1771


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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1 volume (1 atlas) : 61 maps, mostly folded : col. ; 55 cm

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Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by the Izard family, Sarah Izard Smith, Rita Izard Hunter, and Laura Izard Harris.


Inventory of the Izard Atlas, 1750-1771
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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