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COVENS, J. & MORTIER, C. - L'Amerique septentrionale, Dressée sur les memoires les plus recens. . . MDCCLVII
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L'Amerique septentrionale, Dressée sur les memoires les plus recens. . . MDCCLVII - COVENS, J. & MORTIER, C.
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Title : L'Amerique septentrionale, Dressée sur les memoires les plus recens. . . MDCCLVII.
Map maker : COVENS, J. & MORTIER, C..
Date : Amsterdam, 1757.
Size : 18.3 x 22.8 inches. / 46.5 x 58.0 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.
Description :A rare map of North America, showing good detail, especially in the region between the Appalachians and the Mississippi and the course o the Mississippi to its source, which extends well to the west of its true course.
In upper left corner inset map showing the Hudson and Baffin Bay, with Greenland joined to the continent.
The map is based on the cartographic sources of d'Anville. The map gives extensive annotation of Indian Tribes and French forts. Explorers tracks through the Gulf Coast are shown.
The west coast is shown to C. Blanc, with a relatively unique projection of the Baja.
The Amsterdam publishing firm of Covens and Mortier (1721 - c. 1862) was the successor to the extensive publishing empire build by Frenchman Pierre Mortier (1661 - 1711). Upon Mortier's death in 1711 his firm was taken over by his son, Cornelius Mortier (1699 - 1783).
Cornelius married the sister of Johannes Covens (1697 - 1774) in 1821 and, partnering with his brother in law, established the Covens and Mortier firm. Under the Covens and Mortier imprint, Cornelius and Pierre republished the works of the great 17th and early 18th century cartographers De L'Isle, Allard, Jansson, De Wit, and Ottens among others.
The quickly became one of the largest and most prolific Dutch publishing concerns of the 18th century. The firm and its successors published thousands of maps over a 120 year period from 1721 to the mid 1800s. During their long lifespan the Covens and Mortier firm published as Covens and Mortier (1721-1778), J. Covens and Son (1778 - 94) and Mortier, Covens and Son (1794 - c. 1862).
Marco van Egmond, A Map-publishing House in Amsterdam 1685-1866, map 47, page 425. Tooley (1966). No.34
Condition : Mint condition. Decorative contemp. body colour, with uncoloured cartouche as issued.
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