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Pieter Vander Aa:  'T Amerikaan Gewest van Florida Door Ferdinand De Soto . . .





Title: 'T Amerikaan Gewest van Florida Door Ferdinand De Soto . . .

Map Maker: Pieter Vander Aa

Place / Date: Leiden / 1706

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 9 x 6 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 18761


Description: Fascinating map, based largely upon Sanson's map of Florida from 1657. The map extends from Lac Erie Jordaan River. Two French forts build by Ribaut in 1562 and Laudonniere in 1564 are both titled Karel Slot. Spectacular decorative cartouche. The map illustrated an early account of the New World published by Vander Aa, one of the most prolific compilers of information on the early explorations to America, Asia and Africa. A finely executed copper plate engraving with decorative cartouche.


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Maps of America
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Maps of the American South
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