"Amerique Septentrionale", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: North America
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l' Univers
Color: Hand Color
4.5 x 6 inches
11.4 x 15.2 cm
This charming miniature map depicts the continent with the island of California shown only to about the 40° north. 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 Suala. First state, with the Barania R labeled in Mexico. French text on verso.
References: McLaughlin #81-1.
Dark impression on a strong sheet with lovely later color.