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Publisher: AA, Pieter van der.
Title: America in Praecipuas Ipsius Partes Distributa ad Observationes. . . 1713.
Published in: Leiden, 1713
   
Size: 19.7 x 26.4 inches.
50.0 x 67.0 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: I very good condition, full sheet (50 x 53 cm) with ample margins (short at top), on strong laid paper, centerfold and horizontal fold flattened, verso blanc.
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A large impressive map of the Americas, Western Hemisphere. Full title above: 'America in praecipuas ipsius partes distributa ad observationes Academiae regiae scientiarum, et exquisitissimas tabulas quae nunquam antehec lucem viderunt'.
A large pictorial title cartouche features a legendary Amazon warrior with her bow held high and a cannibalistic grill in the background. Title here in French: 'Amerique selon les novellas observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie des Sciences, etc.
Impressum: A Leide. Chez Pierre vander Aa' , 1713. The map was drawn by J. Goeree ('delin.') and engraved by J. Baptist (sculpt.), as mentioned in the cartouche.
Most notable feature being the depiction of California as an island with its heavily indented Northern coastline. The British colonies are confined to the Eastern seaboard by Les Cinq Nationals Iroquoises, while the French possessions extend to the Mississippi River.
The Spanish possession of Florida includes the Carolinas, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico coastal regions. Nova Mexicana and Nova Granada take in all of the rest of North America.
In South America, the Amazon is the most prominent feature with the Orinoco being confused with the River Negro. The entire map is filled with detail and notations.
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