Scarce map of Northeastern America by Christoph Weigel. Showing the entire east of the United States with today's Texas in the west. The map is based on the important map by G. de l'Isle from 1718. The Gulf region and Mississippi are very detailed. The exploration routes of Denis, Tonty, Cavelier, Moscoso and De Soto are shown. The title cartouche shows two persons with a chest full of coins and a stock certificate, in reference to the famous Mississippi Bubble. From Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. Weigel's well-known travel atlas, which he published in collaboration with Professor Johann David Köhler.
|Title||Novissima Tabula Regionis Ludovicianae Gallice dictae la Louisiane...|
|Publisher, Year||Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, circa 1730|
|Plate Size||31.7 x 41.7 cm (12.5 x 16.4 inches)|
|Sheet Size||36.8 x 47.0 cm (14.5 x 18.5 inches)|
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North America - Weigel, Christoph - Novissima Tabula Regionis Ludovicianae...