"Nouvelle Carte des Parties Occidentales du Monde. Servant a indiquer les Navigations, Decouvertes et Etablissements Des Hollandois en Amerique", Lattre, Jean
Subject: Western Hemisphere
Period: 1787 (published)
Color: Hand Color
14.1 x 13.1 inches
35.8 x 33.3 cm
A beautiful French edition of Tirion's 1754 map of the Americas. . The maps are identical except that a highly decorated scrollwork and floral cartouche has replaced Tirion’s plain cartouche. A NORTHWEST PASSAGE is shown through North America, beginning at the Great Lakes and ending in a large river emptying into the Pacific at about 50 deg. Latitude.
Folding as issued with faint toning along folds, overall very crisp and bright with attractive later color.