1775 – J. B. B. D’Anville – North America
Title: “North America from the French of Mr. D’Anville Improved with the English Surveys made Since the Peace . . .”
Very detailed and informative map of North America. The third state of Jefferys map of the British Colonies, based upon D’Anville’s map, issued after the conclusion of the French and Indian War. The colonies are shown with the borders determined at the end French and Indian War in 1763. The borders of many of the colonies are left uncolored as dotted lines. This map comes from Thomas Jefferys atlas “The American Atlas.” Map dated!
Cartographer: Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D’Anville (1697-1782)
Sheet size: 73,5 x 53,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition! Original hand colouring. Watermarked paper. The map has a stamp of Birmingham Library.
This is an original antique map published in 1775 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!