"Nieuwe Kaart van het Westelykste Deel der Weereld, dienende tot aanwyzing van de Scheepstogten der Nederlanderen Naar Westindie…", Tirion, Isaac
Subject: Western Hemisphere
Period: 1754 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
14.4 x 13.5 inches
36.6 x 34.3 cm
Handsome map of the Americas that also includes a good bit of western Europe and Africa. An unusual northwest coast of America that includes Martin d'Aguilar's Strait providing a Northwest Passage via the Great Lakes. The northwest is virtually blank with a notation concerning the Russian explorations in 1743. The European colonies are shown by dotted lines. Simple title cartouche and nice compass rose.
Tiny binding side tear just touching neatline, closed with archival tape.