Carte Qui Represente Les Differents ... Terres Arctiques
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An attractive collection of four contrasting maps of the same area on one single sheet. All four maps cover the northeastern part of America and Greenland, including the Hudson, Button and Baffin Bay regions, the Davis Straits and the Coast Labrador. The maps features depictions of work by Sanson in 1650, De L'Isle in 1700, De L'Isle in 1703 and Henri Ellis in 1747. This four map chart is one of the earliest examples of comparative cartography. Prepared by Vaugondy as plate no. 9 for the Supplement to Diderot's Encyclopédie.
region: Maps of Canada
mapmaker: Robert De Vaugondy
place and date of publication: Paris 1770-1779?
medium and colour: Copperplate, Colouredref: 43725
size in mm: 300 by 390mm (11.75 by 15.25 inches).
Price: £ 240
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