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Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Title: (Carte de Mr DE L’ISLE).
Published in: Paris, 1700-1723
   
Size: 20.5 x 14.2 inches.
52.0 x 36.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Folio. Brown calf, original Morocco label « CARTE DE Mr. DE L’ISLE “. Containing 86 double page maps of which 8 relating to America. Maps numbered in brown ink on verso. Binding worn, boards cracked, lower part of the spine missing, large dampstaining affecting the lower part of maps and covers, a few tears along center folds and borders affecting some maps, large tear affecting “Vicomté de Paris”, 1 map missing “23ème”.
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An exceptional composit atlas of De L’Isle’s maps originally bound together in an atlas, including most of his imprints and states. Some states are very rare (Burden) or unseen (Tooley).
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4 maps with « Rue des Canettes prez de St. Sulpice or des Canétes prés St. Sulpice ».
10 maps with « Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a la Courone de Diamans ».
4 maps with «Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a la Couronne de Diamans. Se trouve à Amsterdam chez L. Renard Libraire près de la Bourse ».
« Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge (address erased after Horloge), possibly a la Couronne de Diamans.
6 maps with « A Paris Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a l’Aigle d’Or »« A Paris Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a l’Aigle d’Or avec Privilege Aout 1707. Lower right, Renard’s imprint is erased ».
« Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1703. Se trouve à Amsterdam chez L. Renard Libraire prez de la Bourse ».
« Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1703. Lower right, Renard’s imprint is erased ».
« Par G. Delisle Premier Geographe du Roy. A Paris, chez l’auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge ».

Important maps relating to America :
The atlas includes the famous « Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi. Chez l’Auteur le Sr. Delisle sur le Quay de l’Horloge avec Privilege du Roy Juin 1718 » First issue, first state. New Orleans not yet listed. (Tooley, Mapping of America, 43).
« L’Amerique Septentrionale. Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a la Cour. de Diamans avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1700 ». (Burden. The Mapping of North America II. 761. State 3. 1707). Third and fourth states of the North America were unseen by Tooley when he first published his study of De L’Isle maps of America and are exceeding rare.
« L’Amerique Meridionale. Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a la Courone de Diamans avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1700 ».
« Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France. A Paris Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a l’Aigle d’Or avec Privilege pour 20 ans, 1703. Beneath the title, Renard’s imprint is erased. (Kershaw. Printed maps of Canada, I. 311. Fourth state. Ca. 1708-1712)».
« Carte du Mexique et de la Floride. (Tooley, R.V. (Amer) p.23, #50). Third state, with "Quai de l'Horloge" imprint. Renard’s imprint has been erased”.
« Carte des Antilles Françoises. Par Guillaume Delisle de l’Academie R. le des Sciences et Premier Geographe du Roy. Chez l’Auteur sur le Quay de l’Horloge avec Privilége du Roy Juillet 1717».
« Carte de la Terre Ferme du Perou, du Bresil… Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a la Courone de Diamãs avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1703. Se trouve à Amsterdã chez L. Renar Libraire prez de la Bourse ». (Tooley, R.V. (Amer) p.26, #70). “There is probably an imprint “Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a la Courone de Diamns », with Renard’s imprint, though I have been unable to locate a copy » .
« Carte du Paraguay du Chili. Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1703. Se trouve à Amsterdam chez L. Renard Libraire prez de la Bourse. (Tooley, R.V. (Amer) p.27, #78)”.

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