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Delisle, Guillaume, Jean Covens und Corneille Mortier
1730 North America Florida Caribbean Canada Virginia New York map Covens Mortier
Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier. Original altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von ca. 1730 - Blattformat: ca. 65 x 54 cm - gut erhalten. || Original hand-colored copper engraved map from around 1730 - size of sheet: circa 25.6 x 21.3 inches - in good condition. -- This is without doubt one of the most important foundation maps, of North America, published in the early to mid 18th century. It shows the details of important, radical changes in the strucutre of the interior of North America, while also challenging commonly held ideas of the continent's coastlines. Some of these concern California as an island, The Great Lakes, some specific changes in the interior of the continent as well as on the Northwwestern and Northeastern coastlines. The shape of the Great Lakes is changed based on information coming from the renowned Italian cartographer Vincenzo Coronelli. This is merely one of the reasons why this 1st edition map is highly important and valuable.The map also shows routes of explorers such as Gaeten and Mendan. Viele weitere alte Landkarten, Graphiken und antiquarische Bücher in unserem ebay-shop! Wir kaufen auch an! Delisle, Guillaume, Jean Covens und Corneille Mortier: "L Amerique septentrionale" - North America Florida Caribbean Canada Virginia New York map Karte Covens Mortier Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier um 1730. Original altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von ca. 1730 - Blattformat: ca. 65 x 54 cm - gut erhalten. || Original hand-colored copper engraved map from around 1730 - size of sheet: circa 25.6 x 21.3 inches - in good condition. -- This is without doubt one of the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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