"L'Amerique", Delamarche, Charles Francois
Subject: Western Hemisphere
Period: 1788 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
8.8 x 9.5 inches
22.4 x 24.1 cm
Based on Robert de Vaugondy's map of the same title (1762) and updated to include Capt. Cook's new discoveries in the Pacific Northwest, with a large notation (French text) and a hint of a possible Northwest Passage. Engraved by E. Dussy.
Bit of toning along centerfold and hastily applied recent coloring.