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The Mapping of North America

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A very rare map from Pierre Mariette’s ‘Theatre Geographique de France … et celles de ses Frontieres & Pays Adjacens’ published in 1650. Unknown to Shirley the map was actually first published in 1642, only three examples are recorded. Attractively engraved, the map is decorated with ships and an inset of the Orkney Islands upper right. Provenance: Doreen Green 2003. Pastoureau Mariette A no. 60; Shirley 665.

Novissima Descriptio Angliae Scotiae et Hiberniae

Paris, 1650
370 x 500 mm., in good condition.
Stock number: 10562
£ 395
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