1752 De L'Isle Speculative Map of North America, the Arctic, and Siberia  (Sea of the West)
Code: DescouvertesdeAdmiraldeFonte-delisle-1752
Price: $9,500.00
AddDate: Tue, 05 May 2015 15:41:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delisle.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bellin.txt
Condition: Very good. Original pressmark visible. Light overall toning. Blank on verso.
Date: 1752 (dated)
Height: 11
Note: Extremely rare, highly influential, and very important foundational map of the North Pacific showing Sea of the West and the apocryphal discoveries of Admiral de Fonte.
References: Kershaw, K. A., Early Printed Maps of Canada,, (vol 4), entries 1208 and 1209 (present state unrecorded). Wagner, H., Apocryphal Voyages to hte Northwest Coast of America, pgs. 29-38. Wagner, H., The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800, # 571 (copy of map inserted as plate XXXI between pgs. 158-159). Wheat, C. I., Mapping of the Transmississippi West, 1540 – 1861, vol. 1, map 131, p. 141 and 213 (Wheat uses Vaugondy example). OCLC 61556893. Tooley, R.V., Mapping of America, p. 35-36. Falk, M., Alaskan Maps, A Cartobibliography of Alaska to 1900, 1752-3. Howes, W., U.S.iana (1650-1950): A Selective Bibliography in which are Described 11,620 Uncommon and Siginficant Books Relating to the Continental Portion of the United States, D 244.
Scale: 1 : 850000
Source: Delisle, Joseph-Nicholas, Nouvelles Cartes des Decouvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte, Et autres Navigateurs Espagnols, Portugais, Anglois, Hollandois, Francois & Russes, dans les Mers Septentrionales, avec leur Explication : qui comprend, l'histoire des voyages, tant par terre que par mer, dans la partie septentrionale de la terre, les routes de navigation, (Paris) 1753.
Tags: Delisle, Buache, Sea of the West, Janvier, Admiral de Fonte, Martin d'Aguilar, Juan de Fuca, Northwest Passage, Muller Peninsula, Gama Land, Compagnie Land, Vitus Bering, Alexei Chirikov, Speculative Cartography, Cornelis Jansz Coen, Maerten de Vries
Title: Carte General Des Decouvertes De L'Amiral de Fonte Et autres Navigateurs Espagnols, Anglois, et Russes, pour la recherche du Passage a la Mer du Sud.
Width: 16
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1772 Vaugondy - Diderot Map of Asia and the Northeast Passage
Code: NordEstAsie-vaugondy-1772
Price: $250.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:06:07
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vaugondy.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/diderot.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Original centerfold as issued. Original wide clean margins. Platemark visible. Blank on verso.
Date: 1772 (dated)
Height: 12
References: Pedley, Mary Sponberg. Bel et Utile: The Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers. 402.
Source: Supplement to Diderot's Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers..
Title: Nouvelle représentation Des Côtes Nord et Est de l'Asie : pour servir d'éclaircissement aux Articles du Supplement de L'Encyclopedie qui concernent le passage aux Indes par le Nord.
Width: 15
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