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  Main Author:   Robert de Vaugondy, Giles (info)
  Title/Description:   Orbis Vetus in Utraque Continente Juxta Mentem Sansonianam Distinctus
  Publication Info:   Paris: Boudet, 1752
  Date:   1752
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  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   unknown
  Title/Description:   Map of the World on Mercator's Projection
  Publication Info:   London: 1755; from Gentleman's Magazine
  Date:   1755
  Scale:   1:14,678,400
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Cole, Benjamin after Bauche, Phillipe
  Title/Description:   A Physical Planisphere wherein are represented all the Known Lands and Seas with the Great Chains of Mountains which traverse the Globe from the North Pole
  Publication Info:   London: Gentleman's Magazine, 1757
  Date:   1757
  Scale:   1:35,481,600
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Gibson, John
  Title/Description:   Old Map of the Continent according to greatest diametrical from the Point of East Tartary to the Cape of Good Hope
  Publication Info:   London: The Gentleman's Magazine, 1758
  Date:   1758
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Santini, P. (info)
  Title/Description:   Nouvelle Mappe Monde Dediée au Progrès de Nos Connoissances
  Publication Info:   Paris: 1760
  Date:   1760
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Buffon, Georges
  Title/Description:   Carte des Deux Continents
  Publication Info:   Paris: c.1760
  Date:   1760
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   d'Anville, Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon (info)
  Title/Description:   Orbis Veteribus Notus Auspiciis Serenissimi Principis
  Publication Info:   Paris: 1763
  Date:   1763
  Scale:   1:17,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Desnos, L.
  Title/Description:   Mappe Monde
  Publication Info:   Paris: 1766
  Date:   1766
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Unknown Author
  Title/Description:   Dévelopment de la Route Faite Autour du Monde par les Vaisseaux du Roy la Boudeuse et l'E'toile (Bougainville's Voyage Around the World 1766-69)
  Publication Info:   Paris: c.1770
  Date:   1770
  Scale:   1:58,925,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Zatta, Antonio (info)
  Title/Description:   Emisfero Terrestre Meridionale Tagliato su l'Equatore
  Publication Info:   Venezia: 1771
  Date:   1771
  Scale:   1:55,123,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   de Vaugondy, Giles Robert (info)
  Title/Description:   Mappe Monde Suivant la Projection des Cartes Reduites
  Publication Info:   Paris: 1778
  Date:   1778
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Blair, John
  Title/Description:   A Map of the World with the Latest Discoveries
  Publication Info:   London: John Blair, 1779
  Date:   1779
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Kitchin, Thomas (info)
  Title/Description:   The World from the Best Authorities
  Publication Info:   [London: c. 1780]
  Date:   1780
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   Terrestrial Globe and Celestial Globe
  Publication Info:   London: c.1780; from Middleton's Complete System of Geography
  Date:   1780
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Bonne, Rigobert (info)
  Title/Description:   Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator
  Publication Info:   Paris: 1780
  Date:   1780
  Scale:   1:110,088,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Bonne, Rigobert
  Title/Description:   Carte Reduite des Terres et des Mers du Globe Terrestre
  Publication Info:   Paris: Fevrier, 1782
  Date:   1782
  Scale:   1:127,638,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Kitchin, Thomas (info)
  Title/Description:   A Map of the World with the New Discoveries on Mercator's Projection
  Publication Info:   [London]: T. Cadell, 1783
  Date:   1783
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Conder, T.
  Title/Description:   A New General Chart of the World Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Capt. James Clark
  Publication Info:   London: Alexander Hogg, [1784]
  Date:   1784
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Guthrie, William
  Title/Description:   A Chart of the World, Showing the Latest Discoveries of Capt. Cook
  Publication Info:   London: William Guthrie, c.1785; page 867 from A New System of Geography
  Date:   1785
  Scale:   1:140,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Lumsden
  Title/Description:   A New Map of the World
  Publication Info:   London: 1785; from the latest discoveries Lumsden Sc.
  Date:   1785
  Scale:   1:146,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Robert de Vaugondy, Giles (info)
  Title/Description:   Mappe Monde
  Publication Info:   Paris: Chez le S. Delamarche, 1786
  Date:   1786
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  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Unknown Author
  Title/Description:   Carte de L'Ancien Continent pour l'Intelligence du Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis
  Publication Info:   [Paris]: 1788
  Date:   1788
  Scale:   1:46,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Unknown Author
  Title/Description:   The World from the Best Authorities
  Publication Info:   New York: Low and Willis, [c.1790]; for Payne's Universal Geography
  Date:   1790
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Faden, William
Title/Description:   New World or Western Hemisphere [and] Old World or Eastern Hemisphere
Publication Info:   Paris: 1790
Date:   1790
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Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Faden, William
Title/Description:   Northern Hemisphere [and] Southern Hemisphere
Publication Info:   Paris: 1790
Date:   1790
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Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Unknown Author
  Title/Description:   The World from the Best Authorities
  Publication Info:   London: c.1790
  Date:   1790
  Scale:   1:107,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Delamarche, C. F.
  Title/Description:   Mappe Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre
  Publication Info:   Paris: 1793
  Date:   1793
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Antique Atlas
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  Main Author:   Robert Laurie and James Whittle  
  Title/Description:   A New Map of the World with Captain Cook's Tracks, His Discoveries and Those of the Other Circumnavigators
  Publication Info:   London: Laurie and Whittle, 1794
  Date:   1794
  Scale:   not indicated
  Original Source:   W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library
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  Main Author:   Dunn, Samuel
  Title/Description:   General Map of the World, or, Terraquesous globe
  Publication Info:   London: Laurie and Whittle, 1794
  Date:   1794
  Scale:   1:42,770,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Doolittle, Amos
  Title/Description:   Map of the World from the Best Authorities
  Publication Info:   Boston: Thomas and Andrews, 1796; engraved from Morse's Universal Geography
  Date:   1796
  Scale:   1:168,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Walker, John
  Title/Description:   [World] General Chart, on Mercator's Projection
  Publication Info:   London: J.Johnson, c.1796; from Geography
  Date:   1796
  Scale:   1:165,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Morse, Jedidiah
  Title/Description:   Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection
  Publication Info:   Boston: Thomas and Andrews, 1796
  Date:   1796
  Scale:   1:168,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Morse, Jedidiah
  Title/Description:   Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection
  Publication Info:   Boston: Thomas & Andrews, 1796
  Date:   1796
  Scale:   1:167,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Findley, Anthony
  Title/Description:   The World on Mercator's Projection
  Publication Info:   London: Thomas Kelly, [1798]
  Date:   1798
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Taymour, C.
  Title/Description:   The World as Peopled by the Descendents of Noah
  Publication Info:   London: Robert Wilkinson, 1798; showing the countries possessed by Shem, Ham, and Japhet and their posterity after the confusion of tongues
  Date:   1798
  Scale:   1:46,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Unknown Author
  Title/Description:   The World from the best authorities
  Publication Info:   New York: John Low, c.1799; from John Payne's Geography
  Date:   1799
  Scale:    
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Harrison, William and C. Fox
  Title/Description:   The World on Mercator's Projection
  Publication Info:   London: J. Stockdale, c.1800
  Date:   1800
  Scale:   1:95,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   The World from the Discoveries and Observations made in the Latest Voyages and Travels
  Publication Info:   London: Robert Wilkinson, 1800
  Date:   1800
  Scale:   1:122,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   The World as known to the Antients [sic]
  Publication Info:   [London]: c.1800
  Date:   1800
  Scale:   1:42,500,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   World from the Best Authorities
  Publication Info:   London: c.1800
  Date:   1800
  Scale:   1:176,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   The Eastern Hemisphere from the Latest Discoveries
  Publication Info:   London: c.1800
  Date:   1800
  Scale:   1:80,000,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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