Map of America

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[AMERICA]. VAN der AA (Pierre). America in praecipuas ipsius partes distributa, ad observationes academiae regiae scientiarum, et exquisitissimas tabulas, quae nunquam antehac lucem viderunt [...].

Leyde, Pierre Van der Aa, n. d. [circa 1700].
Engraved and watercolor map (670 x 510 mm [2 x 1-1/2 ft.]).

Engraved map by J. BAPTISTE after J. GOERCE.

Allegorical cartouche bearing inscription « L'Amérique selon les nouvelles observations de Messrs de l'Académie des sciences [...] (America based on new observations by the Science academicians)».

Creases.
Map was painted with watercolors and framed during the 20th century.

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