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Stock# 61322
Description

Scarce early English map of Mexico and the Gulf Coast, including Texas (then called Florida) and part of California as an Island.

The name Florida appears in the middle of Texas and the name Tequste appears in the Middle of Southern Florida. Nice detail in Central America.

This map appeared in Modern's rare Atlas Terestris, first published in 1687.

Reference
McLaughlin 97.
Robert Morden Biography

Robert Morden (d. 1703) was a British map and globe maker. Little is known about his early life, although he was most likely apprenticed to Joseph Moxon. By 1671, Morden was working from the sign of the Atlas on Cornhill, the same address out of which Moxon had previously worked. Most famous for his English county maps, his geography texts, and his wall maps, Modern entered into many partnerships during his career, usually to finance larger publishing projects.