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Lot nr:76
Book nr:30752
Author:[AMERIKA]
Title:Amérique ou nouveau continent dressée sur les nouvelles relations découvertes et observations par J.B. Nolin
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Description:Orig. outline col. map (50 x 69 cm). Paris, Basset, sd
Note:Map of the Americas decorated with a large title cartouche depicting two Indians smoking a peace pipe and preparing smoke signals. The cartouche is embellished with huge flowering plants that conveniently obscure the northwest coast of North America. However, an inset at bottom completes the picture with the Delisle/Buache theories of an Northwest Passage. This is a later edition with the tracks of several recent explorations shown throughout the oceans. Panels of French text describe the various nations
Price:€240 - €360
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