Auction 117, Lot 82

"'T Noorder Deel van Amerika Door. C. Kolumbus in zyn Eerst Togt Ontdekt…", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: North America

Period: 1707 (published)

Publication: Naauwkeurige versameling … Oost en West-Indien

Color: Hand Color

12 x 8 inches
30.5 x 20.3 cm

This charming map depicts a large island of California separated from Terra Esonis by the Strait of Anian. The Northwest coast is completely blank above the peninsula labeled Aqubela de Cato. The Great Lakes are shown open-ended, and in the West the Rio del Norte emanates from a large inland lake and flows into the sea between the mainland and California. The title cartouche is adorned in a military theme with a portrait of Christopher Columbus.

References: McLaughlin #172.

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $850 - $1,000

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/6/2006