"L'Amerique, Meridionale et Septentrionale", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Western Hemisphere
Period: 1705 (circa)
Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde
Color: Hand Color
13 x 8.7 inches
33 x 22.1 cm
A very attractive copper-engraved map of the Americas with three cartouches and a compass rose. The Island of California has an indented northern coast with Agubela de Cato just to the north of the island. A partial coastline of New Zealand appears beside the title cartouche.
References: McLaughlin #135, Tooley (America) #61; Leighly #105.
Crisp impression and original color. Lightly toned with a small smudge in the Pacific. Ink spot and expertly repaired small tear in blank margins.