Map Alaska Discoveries, 1754-main-K4603
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Map Alaska Discoveries, 1754

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Hand-colored original engraving of the American Northwest by Royal cartographer De L’Isle from a scarce English edition, 1754. Pre-dates explorations by Captain James Cook therefore showing speculations of a possible water passage through the North American continent and other apocryphal elements. Note voyage of Admiral de Fonte. Many interesting annotations throughout.

Original antique map on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Mat fits a standard-size frame. Archival plastic sleeve and Certificate of Authenticity included. Map, 11.5″L x 8.75″H; mat, 16″L x 12″H.

Additional Information

Color

Blues, Yellows

Date

pre-1850

Media

Etching/Engraving

Size

Small

Condition

Very good; fold as issued