Auction 148, Lot 79

"L'Amerique Septentrionale Noord America", La Feuille, Daniel de

Subject: North America

Period: 1706 (circa)

Publication: Les Tablettes Guerrieres…

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.4 inches
19.1 x 13.7 cm

This charming small map features a huge island of California with an indented coastline and the place names R. d' Estate, C. Blanco, P. de Carinde, Canal de S. Barbee, I. de S. Martin, I. de S. Mare, B. de S. Francisco, B. de Simon, B.S. Christoue and Piemabe. The British Colonies extend along the coast from New England west past the Mississippi River, oddly encompassing the Spanish colony of La Floride. The Mississippi River is depicted far too west with its headwaters located by the Rio Grande. The European route to and from the West Indies is also depicted. A quaint title cartouche features a crocodile, serpent and natives tending a fire.

References: McLaughlin #147.

Condition: A+

A nice impression with original color and wide margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600


Closed on 2/19/2014