Sites of New World Publishing, 1535-1800

This map shows the location of printing presses in the Americas from 1535 to 1800 and gives a rough visual estimate of each location's published output. Data provided by The Brown University Library and The John Carter Brown Library.

Mouse over the map to see the full name of the nearest place and the total number of works published there. If you want to see how the mouseover chooses a location, click the "show Voronoi" check box.

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Use the buttons below to zoom and pan across the map. Click on a location to see the books published there.