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Title
Carte d'Amerique : dresée pour l'usage du Roy / par Guillaume Delisle premier Geographe de Sa Majesté de l'Acadaemie Royale des Sciences
Alternative Title
America accurate in imperia. regna. status & populos divisa ad usum Ludovici XV Galliarum Regis.
Creator
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726, cartographer
Contributor
Cóvens et Mortier, publisher
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1739
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
Kashnor notes, "Includes the west coast of Europe and Africa, and that of North America as far as "Entrée decouvert par Martin d'Aquilar," locating Port S. Francisco, Santa Fe in New Mexico, and showing Louisiana reaching to the Rockies." Alt. title at head of page. See 105:215 for a later version of this map. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief: pictorial. Projection: Pseudocylindrical. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS note: 214.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map ; hand col. ; 48 x 61 cm., sheet 57 x 69 cm.
Identifier
105:214 M
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/3354
Language
French
Latin
Subject
America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Time Period
1739
Place
World
Western Hemisphere
W 140°
E 10°/N 65°
S 60°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, June 7, 1927.

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