Carte Du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles du Cours...

Covens and Mortier
Old coloured map of Florida, Mexico, Caribbean. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier in 1722.

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Beautiful old coloured antique map of the southeastern part of the United States with Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Covens & Mortier's edition of De l'Isle's important map with an accurately depict of the course of the Mississippi River and its mouth. Florida extends beyond the Mississippi, the British colonies and New Mexico are mentioned. With the Gulf of Mexico and the Greater Antilles. Compared to De l'Isle's map, the routes of the Spanish galleons are added.

With two cartouches and a Latin title in the upper margin.

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CartographerCovens and Mortier
TitleCarte Du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles du Cours et des Environs de la Riviere Mississipi / Tabula Geographica Mexicae et Floridae
Publisher, YearCovens & Mortier, Amsterdam, 1722
Plate Size49.0 x 60.5 cm (19.3 x 23.8 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 63.8 cm (20.9 x 25.1 inches)

Condition

Lower centrefold backed. Very good condition with old outline colour. Never framed before.

Cartographer

Pieter und David Mortier were booksellers in Paris and have published a wide range of geographical works. After Pieter's death, his widow continued the business until their son Cornelius took over. Cornelius started a partnership with his brother-in-law Johannes Covens and established the famous publishing house Covens and Mortier in Amsterdam. They have re-issued Atlases of Sanson, de l'Isle, Visscher and de Wit.

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Old coloured map of Florida, Mexico, Caribbean. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier in 1722.

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