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Philippe Marie Vandermaelen:  Amer. Sep. No. 61. Emboucheres Du Mississipi





Title: Amer. Sep. No. 61. Emboucheres Du Mississipi

Map Maker: Philippe Marie Vandermaelen

Place / Date: Brussels / 1825

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 18 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 12262


Description:

Highly detailed map of the region from Vandermaelen's Atlas Universel, the first atlas to systematically map the world in uniform scale.

The map is a testament to the phenomenal effort Vandermaelen undertook to compile contemporary and highly detailed the most detailed regional maps of the regions to appear in an atlas. Cartographically, the atlas is a magnificent highly detailed work, pulling together the best information for indigenous sources. This first large format map ever produced for this region. Includes extensive notes throughout the map. Shows the mouth of the Mississippi, from New Orleans southward, along with Appalache Bay and the region just west of Mobile, including the Pascagoula area, Dog Island, Deer Island, St George, St. Joseph, St. Blas, etc. Includes a large population table based on Humboldt, which includes the populations of America, Languages of America (including Indians), and the distributions of races.


Condition Description: Soiling at centerfold


Related Categories:
Maps of the American South

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