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Publisher: De L'ISLE/ BUACHE,Ph.
Title: Carte d'Amerique . . .
Published in: Paris, 1745
Size: 19.1 x 24.0 inches.
48.5 x 61.0 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Dark impression.Paper very slightly age-toned. Good condition. Printed on heavy paper. "du Roy" scratched out in brown ink.
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First issued by De L'Isle in 1722. This is the seventh state of the map, unchanged geographically from the original, but with Philippe Buache's imprint at bottom right. This edition with a Mer de l'Quest, and a new inset with an entirely hypothetical continuation of the north west coast with a Lac de Valasco, etc. A hypothetical lake is inserted in Labrador.
The map illustrates French dominance in North America with the British colonies squeezed onto the eastern seaboard. Numerous Indian names are shown throughout. Garland draped title cartouche an 'Avertissement' cartouche and a compass rose decorate the map.
Philippe Buache was one of the most active proponents of the so-called school of theoretical cartography active in mid-18th century France.
Reference: Tooley, America , 7, page 14

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De L'ISLE/ BUACHE,Ph. - Carte d'Amerique . . .

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