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Old antique map of United States, by Jacques Nicolas Bellin.

Item number:26795
Category:Antique maps > america > north america
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Karte von Luisiana, dem Laufe des Mississipi und den Benachbarten Laendern. - Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1747-74.

Old, antique map of the Unites States, by Jacques Nicolas Bellin.

Date of the first edition: 1744
Date of this map: c. 1747
Date on map: 1744

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 55 x 39.5cm (21.5 x 15.4 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: McCorkle, #744-1 (=French text edition).

From: Prevost d'Exiles. Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedene Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, ... Leipzig, Arkstee und Merkus, 1747-74.

This map covers the United States west of Rio Grande River. The information in the west includes the road from Mexico City to Santa Fe and the routes of St. Denis and De Soto though Texas. The map shows strategic forts and areas claimed by the French just prior to the French and Indian War. Incredible detail of settlements, Indian tribes, rivers, and trails.
Includes notes.

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