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Lot number: 34011
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Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Title: Virginie, Grande Region l'Amerique Septentrionale...
Published: Amsterdam, 1729

Size: 11.3 x 14.1 inches.
28.8 x 35.7 cm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition:  Mint condition.
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Pierre van der Aa used the old copper plate of Meurs and re-did the engraving, changed the large pictorial cartouche, a new scale of German and French leagues is provided. Longitude figures are added. Three new names in eastern Maryland and some other names have been added.
The van der Aa plate subsequently passed to Covens and Mortier, who added their imprint after deleting part of the van der Aa's imprint.
From Galerie Agréable du Monde, a sixty-six volume atlas complied in 1729 and said to have been issued in an edition of 100 copies only (Tooley, p. 1).
The work contained over 3000 plates and maps. Van der Aa states in the preface that nearly all the plates had been purchased from various Dutch publishers.
Pieter van der Aa was born in Leiden in 1659, became apprenticed to the booksellers trade at age 9 and died in 1733. Many of his atlases were made to order from outdated plates acquired from many of the older well-known cartographers.
A rare issue.



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