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"A General Map of the Discoveries of Admiral de Fonte & Others, by M. De l'Isle"

 

This great early map pictures the supposed Northwest Passage across the North American continent and pictures the area from Hudson's Bay to Russia, including portions of Alaska and California. Below is a close-up of the part in America.

Date: 1754
Information: Errant geography: Northwest Passage, West Sea, and island east of Kamchatka.
Size: 19 x 25 cm. (7 x 10 in.) [HxW]
Condition: B&W. Usual narrow rt margin; else exc.
References: Jolly, D.C. (Brit Per) GENT-88; Falk, M.W. 1754-1.

Price: $175


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