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Publisher: POPPLE, H. / COVENS,C. / MORTIER, P.
Title: A Map of the British Empire in America with the French Spanish and Hollandish Possessions adjacent thereto by Henry Popple.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1737
   
Size: 18.9 x 19.3 inches.
48.0 x 49.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Very dark impression, on thick paper. Mint.
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This is the one-sheet key map from the Dutch edition. 22 insets and views of various harbors and sights.
This example is the rare FIRST state of the edition published by Covens and Mortier in Amsterdam, circa 1737. It is differentiated from the second state by the word "Hollandish" being changed in the second state to "The Dutch" in the cartouche.

Popple's map is the finest and most detailed map of America of its time and covers the eastern part of North America between the Mississippi River and Newfoundland and the adjoining regions of Central and South America and the Caribbean. Popple relied on numerous sources in creating his map, including Delisle, De Fer, Colonel John Barnwell, James Edward Oglethorpe, and Cadwallader Colden.
Reference: Cumming (SE) #231, McCorkle #741.3, cf. Pritchard & Taliaferro #24.



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POPPLE, H. / COVENS,C. / MORTIER, P. - A Map of the British Empire in America with the French Spanish and Hollandish Possessions adjacent thereto by Henry Popple.
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