California as Island World Map Hemispheres c. 1700 de la Feuille hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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(Old Maps, 18th Century Maps, World Maps, Double Hemispheres, North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Oceania).
Issued c. 1700, Amsterdam by de la Feuille.
Early 18th century engraved map with attractive hand color.
The west coast of America shows California as an island, with a huge Terra de Jesso partial coastline off tip of Asia. New Zealand is also a partial coastal outline.
Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing age patina. Any age flaws mostly minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 10 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 6" H x 8 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.