"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 North American continent featuring the island of California. The Great Lakes are open-ended in the west and called Mer Douce and there is a north-south range of mountains called Mont de Saula. Title in drape-style cartouche. First state, with the Barania R labeled in Mexico. French text on verso.
References: McLaughlin #81-1.
Sharp impression and attractive later color.