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Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Title: AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE dressée sur les Relations les plus modernes des Voyageurs et Navigateurs ou se remarquent LES ETATS UNIS. . .
Published in: Paris, after 1786
   
Size: 18.9 x 23.0 inches.
48.0 x 58.5 cm.
Colouring:

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Good and dark impression. Some little staining especially in the margin. Paper creases next to center fold.
Condition Rating

This large map of North America and the West Indies was originally published in 1750: however after the Treaty of Paris recognized the United States in 1783 the map was 'corrected' to that year, with the borders of the USA delineated.

With inset of the Northwest including Nouvelle Albion, Strait of Anian, and other various fantastic possibilities of a Northwest Passage (Partie Nord-Ouest de l'Amerique, 18x17.5 cm.), perpetuating the fallacies of Fonte.
Wheat notes it as "incredibly obsolete geography."
The tile ends with "Publiée en 1750 et Corrigée en 1783, Par Robert De Vaugondy".

This subsequent (and final) sixth state of the map dates from 1786, when the execution of Louis XVI meant that it was expedient for Robert's official title 'Geographe Ordinaire du Roy' to be removed from the plate.
Reference: Pedley, 450, State 6.



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