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[Great Lakes, New England] Popple / Covens & Mortier, Nouvelle Carte Particuliere De L'Amerique...La Source De La Grande Riviere De Mississipi... Amsterdam, 1737. The two northern sheets (of four), each 22 x 20. Original outline color. Left margin close-trimmed by binder; numeral written in ink lower left margin. Except for the title, captions and place names are in English. SOLD

From the Amsterdam edition of Henry Popple's map of the British Empire, first published in London in 1733. The first large-scale map of North America, this intricately engraved and influential work was copied throughout Europe. Popple was Clerk to the Board of Trade, and also Under-Treasurer to Queen Caroline. Schwartz & Ehrenberg, pp. 151-2.





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