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Nicholas de Fer ; [ Ginville, Vincent de ( engraver ) ]
MAP ] Les Costes Aux Environs De La Riviere de Misisipi, Decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699
Nicolas De Fer, Paris, 1701. Ginville, Vincent de. First Edition. Paper size 42.5 cm x 28.5 cm. Plate mark 34 x 22.5 cm. Marked "sculpsit Vincent de Ginville" lower left. Paper clip mark just to the plate mark upper margin, '109' inked upper right corner, some marginal chipping to the paper, marginal old pencil price lower right. A few unobtrusive spots inside the plate marks. Copperplate engraving with later hand color. From Nicolas De Fer's Atlas Curieux. Highlights locations of Indian villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas of the United States. (LOC online) We see the Gulf of Mexico, Cap de la Floride and many inland village names. A nice map showing some early history of the southern United States. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB ) [Topsfield, MA, U.S.A.]
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