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L'ISLE, GUILLAUME DE
Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement les terres . . . Amsterdam: Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, [1714 or later].

Engraved map, hand-colored. The map went through several revisions to reflect later discoveries. This edition shows California as a peninsula with a dotted line and with the Northwest coast and Alaska completely absent. Later editions depicted the Northwest Passage. Wide margins. Center fold split and reinforced at the verso; some light toning to margins; otherwise fine with fine hand-coloring.
20 1/4 x 20 inches.

Property from a Private Collection, Louisville, Kentucky
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L'ISLE, GUILLAUME DE. Hemisphere Septentrionale. Amster

Estimate $100 - $200Aug 12, 2010
Starting Price $50
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