Extremely rare map of America, published in Mainz by W.C. Rucker.
The map boldly shows the Bay of the West (Das West Meer oder West Bay).
Louisiana is boldly depicted in blue, at a time when it was the only significant French territory the New World.
The printing and shading on the map is quite bold and unusual.
We have never seem a map by this mapmaker.
Old repaired tear in upper left margin, extending just into the printed image.