Canada, Louisiane, Possessions Anglais
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Plate inches 11.5 x 9.5 cm 28.75 x 23.75 Paper inches 16 x 10.5 cm 40 x 26.25
First state of this interesting map of the colonial possessions of England, France and Spain in North America. A large inset map covers the west coast and is most notable for its depiction of two remarkable cartographic misconceptions; a huge Mer de l' Ouest or Sea of the West and a Northwest Passage through a system of rivers and lakes connecting Hudson Bay with the Pacific based on the fictitious discoveries of Admiral de Font.
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