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Old antique map of Bermuda, by Pieter van der Aa.

Item number:26145
Category:Antique maps > america > north america
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Price: SOLD

Bermudes, ou Iles de Sommer, dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, avec le Registre des departements de ce Pays auc peuplades Angloises. - Pieter van der Aa, 1713.      VERY RARE, FIRST EDITION

Old map of Bermuda, by P. Van der Aa.

Oriented to the Northwest.

Based on Ogilby's map of 1670 but with entirely new decorations.

Date of the first edition: 1713
Date of this map: 1713

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 29 x 35.5cm (11.2 x 13.8 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original body colour, trimmed to neatline and mounted on heavy paper at an early time.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt A, 66:07; Koeman, Aa7 (184): Palmer, p.7 & pl.1.

From: Nouvel Atlas, très exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, Contenant Les Principales cartes géographiques. Leiden, P. Van der Aa, n.d. (1713) (Koeman, Aa7).

Van der Aa maps are rarely found in original colouring.

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