Printed map. "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, by J.F.W. Des Barres, March 20th, 1774." Inset map: [View towards the shoreline]. Second state. Described in Sellers and Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, entry 418, p. 89: "Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet. White Haven. [London] 1774. In his Atlantic Neptune... 2d State. Covers the Whitehaven Harbor-Port Howe area. Shows ship channels, anchorages, shoals, islands, soundings, and relief. Includes descriptive notes and sailing directions, and a list of symbols used in the atlas. A more extensive list of symbols or references appears at the beginning of each volume of the atlas. The date of imprint, March 20, 1774, is the earliest date on any chart in the Atlantic Neptune. Also includes a view of a ship off Tree Top Island. State two is distinguished by latitude and longitude lines."
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