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America

Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map on 6 sheets : ill. ; 100 x 123 cm. on sheets 54 x 44 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale not given.
Published
Amsterdam : Gedrukt tot Amsterdam by R. & J. Ottens, [ca. 1740]
Notes
Title from cartouche.
Inset: Arctic Circle.
California is shown as an island.
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows some routes of exploration, land and sea.
Illustrated with images of ships; elaborate cartouche features native animals, and (with ill. along the bottom margin), Europeans and Native Americans talking together.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Paul Mellon bequest, May 12, 2000.
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