A general chart of the Island of Newfoundland with the rocks & soundings
Printed map. "Drawn from surveys taken by order of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty by James Cook and Michael Lane, surveyors and others." "Published according to Act of Parliament, 10th May 1775, by Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the King." Second state. Another copy, see RMC_107398. Described in Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada, Volume II, entry 539, p. 175: "Second state.... Published in: American Atlas No. 14, 1775 , 1777, 1783. & The North American Pilot. 1770, 1776 ." Described in Sellers and Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, entry 635, p. 134: "Shows harbors, bays, and inlets, rocks, shoals, banks, soundings, islands, the type bottom, relief, and numerous early place-names. The land area is blank except for rivers, lakes, and some mountains, and an Indian path is shown along the coast of Newfoundland opposite the Straits of Belle Isle."