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Alain Manesson Mallet:  Nouveau Continent ou Amerique (California shown as an Island)

Maps of America


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Title: Nouveau Continent ou Amerique (California shown as an Island)

Map Maker: Alain Manesson Mallet

Place / Date: Frankfurt / 1686

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 6 x 4 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $195.00

Inventory ID: 36375


Description:

Fine map of North America, published by Mallet in his multi-volume Description de l'Univers, first published in Paris in 1683.

California is shown as an Island. The Northwest Coast of America is unknown. The Great Lakes are incomplete and only starting to form. The Gulf Coast extends too far west. South America is still too wide.

An unknown Southern Continent is shown, along with a very incomplete Australian Coastline.


References: McLaughlin 86.


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