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COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des terres angloises et des isles Antilles, du cours et des environs de la rivière Mississipi. . .

COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. -  Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des terres angloises et des isles Antilles, du cours et des environs de la rivière Mississipi. . .
COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des terres angloises et des isles Antilles, du cours et des environs de la rivière Mississipi. . .
Date: Amsterdam, 1722
Size: 468 x 600 mm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition: A good and dark impression. Printed on heavy paper. Mint.

Description

A Dutch edition of De L'Isle's map. It was the first printed map to portray accurately the course and mouth of the Mississippi River. Showing the explorations of d'Iberville and his men on the Gulf Coast and the lower reaches of the Mississippi and Red rivers, and the Indian villages in East Texas where the Spanish constructed their missions and presidios.
Route of the Spanish gold and silver fleets shown.
Dated 1722. Engraved by J.Stemmers Sr.
1,200€
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