Mortier: Sea Chart – North America – Canada
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North Amerika – East Coast USA – Canada – Atlantic Ocean – Sea Chart
"Carte Nouvelle de l'Amerique Angloise Contenant la Virginie, Mary-Land, Caroline, Pensylvania Nouvelle Iorck, N: Iarsey, N: France, et Les Terres Nouvellement Decouerte Dresse sur les Relations les Plus Nouvelles"
Beautiful large map of the East coast of North America, depicting the former British colonies in Virginia, Maryland, Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and others. Inset map: Boston Harbour.
The map by Robert Morden “New Map of the English Empire in America", published 1698 in London, was the template for this map. Burden identifies this map as the earliest depiction of the British colonies on a map not published in England.
Large copper engraving, printed from two plates, original colours, published by Pierre Mortier, from "Le Neptune Francois", part 3 (maritime charts), Amsterdam c. 1700.
Print size: 59,5 cm x 91 cm
Decorative maritime map, printed on handmade paper, centrefold, verso blank, very good colours and condition.
Ref.: Burden II 765