Sale 610 Lot 56

* COVENS, Johannes (1697-1774), and Cornelis MORTIER (1699-1783). Carte de la Louisiane, Maryland, Virginie, Caroline, Georgie, avec une Partie de la Floride. Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, 1758.

Engraved map of the Southeast and the Mississippi River, with hand-coloring in outline and wash, image 412 x 583 mm (sheet 545 x 655 mm). (Short split repaired upper margin, remnants of binding stub along crease on verso.) French, British and Spanish claims are delineated, including claims in dispute by Britain and Spain in Georgia and Florida. The map is based on d'Anville's Canada Louisiane et Terres Angloises of 1755.

Estimate $500-700

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