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Alexandre Solka
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Hello once again,

I found again two interesting links connected to Harry Newton Stevens collection of 176 Atlantic Neptune folders.

“A London dealer in books and atlases, Stevens amassed, over the course of fifty years, the most complete collection of Atlantic Neptune examples in the world, including first issue charts as well as those charts later revised by Des Barres”. cf. http://www.charlestonrenaissancegallery.com/pages/art/artists/artpayoff/1/976

cf. also as well this site with very important references http://www.donaldheald.com/pages/books/13201/j-f-w-des-barres-1721-1824/a-view-of-the-town-harbour-of-halifax-from-dartmouth-shore

“J.F.W. Des Barres and The Atlantic Neptune”; pp. 18-22; National Maritime Museum (Greenwich), Henry Newton Stevens Collection: 47*a; Cf. Debard, “The Family Origins of Joseph Fredericks Wallet DesBarres: A Riddle Finally Solved”, Nova Scotia Historical Review, Vol 14, No. 2 (1994), p.15. – See more at: http://www.donaldheald.com/pages/books/13201/j-f-w-des-barres-1721-1824/a-view-of-the-town-harbour-of-halifax-from-dartmouth-shore#sthash.bIdFd1Vv.dpuf

as well as this one as well: http://www.bostonraremaps.com/catalogues/BRM2314.HTM

I also found this exhaustive list which is also very interesting. https://heritagechartslog.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/cls-atlantic-neptune-hns-comparative-listing2.pdf

And also these one as well from the Congress Library online http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=gmd&action=browse&fileName=gmd3m/g3301m/g3301pm/gan00003/ct_browse.db&displayType=3&maxCols=3&recNum=0&itemLink=r?ammem/gmd:@field(NUMBER+@band(g3301pm+gan00003))&title2=The%20Atlantic%20Neptune,%20published%20for%20the%20use%20of%20the%20Royal%20Navy%20of%20Great%20Britain,%20by%20Joseph%20F.%20W.%20Des%20Barres,%20under%20the%20directions%20of%20the%20Right%20Honble.%20the%20Lords%20Commissioners%20of%20the%20Admiralty.&linkText=Back+to+bibliographic+information

http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/map_item.pl?data=/service/gmd//gmd3m/g3301m/g3301pm/gan00003/an011002.jp2&style=gmd&itemLink=r?ammem/gmd:@field(NUMBER+@band(g3301pm+gan00003))&title=The%20Atlantic%20Neptune,%20published%20for%20the%20use%20of%20the%20Royal%20Navy%20of%20Great%20Britain,%20by%20Joseph%20F.%20W.%20Des%20Barres,%20under%20the%20directions%20of%20the%20Right%20Honble.%20the%20Lords%20Commissioners%20of%20the%20Admiralty.+-+Utility%20of%20the%20Atlantic%20Neptune

So here are the main new files I found and I will be glad to discuss of them.

Sincerely yours,

Alexandre SolcĂ 

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