1774 – J. Covens & C. Mortier – Carte d’Amerique


Title:                      “Carte d’Amerique divisees en ses principales parties, par G. Delisle premier Geographe du Roy, rectifiee apres les nouvelles observations du Sr. D’Anville et autres Geographes. A Amsterdam chez Covens & Mortier & Covens Junior 1774.”​

Antique map of North and South America. A cartouche explains that this map was based on the work of Guillaume De L’Isle and Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville maps. Title cartouche also featuring a French royal coat of arms flanked by a beaver and a quiver of arrows.

Comes from Chez Covens & Mortier & Covens Junior atlas published in Amsterdam, 1774.

Cartographer/Publisher:     Johannes Covens & Cornelis Mortier (1721-1866)
Leaf size:                                        68,4 x 58,3 cm
Year:                                                1774
Technique:                                    copper engraving

Good condition. Few restorations on margin and middle fold. Watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1774 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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