"Amerique Septentrionale", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: North America
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: Description de l' Univers
Color: Hand Color
4.5 x 6 inches
11.4 x 15.2 cm
Charming miniature map of the continent with the island of California shown only to about the 40 dig. north. The Great Lakes are open-ended in the west and called Mer Douche and there is a north-south range of mountains called Monte de Saul. First state, with the Baron R labeled in Mexico.
References: McLaughlin #81-2
Crisp, dark impression on fine hand laid paper with original margins. Well applied later hand coloring.