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L'Amerique ou Le Nouveau Continent dressee sur les Memoires les plus nouveaux et sur les Relations les plus recentes, rectifiez sur les dernieres observations. Dediée et Presentée a Monseigneur Law. Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II.

L'Amerique ou Le Nouveau Continent dressee sur les Memoires les plus nouveaux et sur les Relations les plus recentes, rectifiez sur les dernieres observations. Dediée et Presentée a Monseigneur Law.

Paris: "chés l'Auteur rue St. Jacques à l'Enseigne de la Place des Victoires, 1742. Copper-engraved map, period hand colouring in outline. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 30 inches.

A rare depiction of the mythical Sea of the West.

This unusual mapping of North and South America, dedicated to John Law of Mississippi Bubble infamy, includes several mythical elements, including the Sea of the West, Florida as an archipelago and the Riviere Longue. Also of interest is the mapping of islands in the South Pacific, including a much enlarged depiction of New Zealand after Tasman.

Item #25689

Price: $2,250.00

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