"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: Black & White
14 x 13.3 inches
35.6 x 33.8 cm
A handsome and well engraved copper plate map of the Americas that also includes a good bit of Western Europe and Africa. An unusual northwest coast of America that includes Straet van Martin d'Aguilar providing a Northwest Passage via the Great Lakes. The Pacific 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. A lovely copy in black and white, as issued.
Folding with binding trim in right margin, as issued.