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Publisher: HOMMAN, J. B.
Title: Totius AMERICAE Septentrionalis et Meridionalis novissima represestatio quam ex fingulis. . .
Published in: Nuremberg, 1740 ca
   
Size: 19.3 x 23.2 inches.
49.0 x 59.0 cm.
Colouring:

Old colouring with later colour addition.
Condition: With very small cuts in outer right margin. Foxing.
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A richly ornamented map of North and South America. Title cartouche bottom left is copied from De Fer's map of 1699 and the cartouche containing text (top left) is based on De Lisle's map of Canada of 1703.
This edition shows a corrected Western Coastline, with California no longer shown as an island, although the remnants of the interior sea can be seen near the Pais de Moozemlek. With good detail throughout the map, especially in the southwest and near the Great Lakes, which were then actively being explored by the French fur traders and Hudson's Bay Company.
The Mississippi River shows the results of the early French Jesuit explorations, with its sources extending far North of the limits of the maps produced 20 and 30 years earlier, although Le Moyne's mythical lake in the south eastern US remains.
Reference: McLaughlin 175, Tooley 79, Leighly 133, Portinaro Plate CIX.



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