AMERICA SEPTENTRIONALIS A DOMINO D'ANVILLE IN GALLIIS EDITA NUNC IN ANGLIA COLONIIS IN INTERIOREM VIRGINIAM DEDUCTIS NEC NON FLUVII OHIO CURSU.

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Jean Baptiste D'Anville


America Septentrionalis a Domino d'Anville in Galliis Edita Nunc in Anglia Coloniis in Interiorem Virginiam Deductis nec non Fluvii Ohio cursu.

Copper plate engraving, 1756.
Image size 17 3/4 x 19 3/4" (45.5 x 50.1 cm)
Fair condition. Some damp stains within the map. Some worm holes in right half of map, in the ocean. Original outline color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 71127
Price: $550.00
Publisher : Published by the Homann Heirs, Nuremberg.
A fine German produced map of the Colonies shown at the outset of the French & Indian War. Some of the interesting features include a truncated Pennsylvania and over sized Virginia. North Carolina is noted as “Earl Granvilles property” and extends westward past the Mississippi. Also shows a strangely shaped Georgia. Many Indian tribes are noted. The map is annotated in German. Cartographically, the map is based work of Jean Baptiste D'Anville.

First edition of two.1st edition of two.
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