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Lot 0006
  • Title/Content of Map: 1706 Van der Aa Map of the Americas with California as an Island -- America, of Nieuw-Ontdekte Weereld, to de Beschryving van Joseph d'Acosta afgebakend
  • Date: 1706 c., Leiden
  • Cartographer: P Aa
  • Size: 6.2 X 9.2 in., excluding border.

    This is magnificent, striking map of the Americas. The insular California is depicted with a flat northern coast named Nova Albion. The northwest coast in then indented with the Straet Anian which separates the continent from Anian. The St. Lawrence River connects with a single large interior lake, which is open-ended in the west. Virginia is identified. South America is shown with the large interior lake Parime and the huge R. de la Plata of Paraguay. There is a superb pictorial cartouche with people under a tent taking measurements on a globe. Very ornate marginal border. A secondary title, in French is below.

    Reserve: $440.00

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  • Condition

    Very Good - Excellent. Sharp image on watermarked, laid paper. Ample margins. Slight soiling an some wrinkling. Excellent hand colors.

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    1706 Van der Aa Map of the Americas with California as

    Estimate $550 - $700Mar 27, 2019
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #21927 in Ohio
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert