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Publisher: TIRION, I.
Title: Nieuwe kaart van America.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1765
Size: 10.8 x 12.6 inches.
27.5 x 32.0 cm.

Condition: With foldings as issued. In very good condition.
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An attractive map of both the Americas, by one of the leading mapmakers in 18th century Amsterdam. Isaak Tirion (d. 1769) was a Amsterdam publisher. His "Nieuwe en beknopte handatlas" saw 6 editions between before 1740 and after 1784.
This map is taken from "Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren", a series of descriptions of countries and their inhabitants.
Northwest America is not defined. An unnamed river drains two lakes located west of the Great Lakes into the Pacific Ocean. The same lakes also flow into Lake Superior. The Great Lakes are fairly well portrayed.
With a large Virginia extends to the Mississippi River, as does Carolina. The West is dominated by California and New Mexico. The extent of Louisiana is very limited for a map of that time as if the cartographer's sympathy lay with England. Southern Argentina, often called Patagonia on early maps, is called "Magellan".
In upper right corner the west coasts of Europe and Africa.

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TIRION, I. - Nieuwe kaart van America.

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