Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Carte Contenant Le Royaume Du Mexique Et La Floride ...

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

Carte Contenant Le Royaume Du Mexique Et La Floride ... : H.A.Chatelain

click here to view a large version in a separate window

A very attractive example of Chatelain's issue of Guillaume De L'Isle's foundation map of present-day United States, Central America and the West Indies, originally published in 1703. Guillaume De L'Isle brought a new scientific approach to mapmaking at the end of the seventeenth century and his rigorously prepared maps of all areas became the standards for much of the following century. Amongst his most important works were those relating to the New World, especially North America, where the recent reports of French travellers into the interior were utilised. Sources for this map - the first to show the lower reaches of the Mississippi accurately - included d'Iberville, Tonty and Le Sueur, Father Gravier, and Bienville (later to become Governor of the French colony of Louisiana). Evidence of the contemporary superiority of De L'Isle's maps lies in the numerous copies, published in Paris, Amsterdam, London and Germany, and the republishing of the original plate over many years. Geographically his maps were as correct, however, this map is also remarkable for De L'Isle's political boundaries which squeeze the English Colonies, on the east coast into a narrow strip, thus allocating the greater part of North America to France. Chatelain's map has a large panel of text describing Mexico and Florida at lower left.
mapmaker: H.A.Chatelain
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1719
medium and colour: Copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 405 x 520
ref: 23704

Price: £ 1280

 
return to America Maps

You might also like

Peruviae / La Florida / Guastecan Regio
Peruviae / La Florida / Guastecan Regio
by A. Ortelius
price: £ 2200
Virginia & Florida  Nova Virginiae Tabula
Virginia & Florida Nova Virginiae Tabula
by G. Mercator / J. Hondius
price: £ 450
... West Florida And Louisiana ... / ... Gulf Of Florida ...
... West Florida And Louisiana ... / ... Gulf Of Florida ...
by T. Jefferys / R. Sayer
price: £ 3600
North America
North America
by Society For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge
price: £ 160