North America Heinrich Scherer c. 1703

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Date

c 1703, Munich

Maker

Heinrich Scherer [1628 - 1704]

Short Title

Provinciae Borealis Americae non ita Pridem Detectae aut Magis ab Europaeis Excultae

Full Title

Provinciae Borealis Americae non ita Pridem Detectae aut Magis ab Europaeis Excultae

Source

Atlas Novus.

Size

23 x 35 cm. approximately (9 x 14 in.)

Description

Engraved Map of North America showing California as a large island, the Mississippi river delta does not match up to modern placement and the Great Lakes are enlarged. Three inset maps showing the English, Spanish and French controlled areas of North America: Gallorum auspiciis Luysiana cum Pentilimina; Hispanor cura Novum Mexicum cum California; Angioruln dustria Pensylvania Mariana Carolina. Ornaments include the ships of these colonial powers, a title cartouche, and sea monsters.

References

McLaughlin, G. #160; Tooley, R.V. (Amer) p.131, #86 MCC 8, #86, pl.34. Leighly, J. 151. --- University of Texas at Arlington Library LOCAL-CONT-NO: 00-390

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$2,200.00
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