1735 – Crepy – L’Amerique
A rare map of the western hemisphere, including portraits of explorers, such as Jacques Marquette, Louis Joliet, and Robert Cavelier de La Salle. Coats of arms present in a illustrative vine pattern along left side. Large blocks of texts adorn most of the map, including descriptions of the portraits along the left side, and a description of the Americas. California showed as an island.
Publisher: Crépy (Firm)
Leaf size: 67,0 x 53,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Margins slim, lightly toned, map professionally cleaned. Small tears and tiny missing peace in the middle restored. Watermarked paper.
This is an original antique map published in 1735 and not a modern copy or reprint
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