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1758 German map of America with peculiar (and late) Island of California

Cartographer(s): Johann Bernhard Meullers
Date: 1758
Place: Berlin
Coloring: Uncolored
Dimensions: 22 x 18.3 cm (8.5 x 7.3 in)
Condition Rating: VG

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Description

Rather scarce map of North and South America depicting California as a long island with an indented northern coast.

The Pacific Northwest is labeled: Terra Borealis incognita detect. a Joh. de Gama.

Guadalcanal is wrongly placed near the west coast of South America.

An engraved vignette in the lower left depicts three Europeans presenting an open chest to a native.

Cartographer(s)

Condition Description

Lower left margin trimmed to neat line as issued for folding into book; very good.

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