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1719. [British Colonies in North America] Carte Qui Contient Une Description Des Iles & Terres Que Les Anglois . . .[Chesapeake, Carolinas, New England, Bermuda, Gulf Coast, Jamaica, Barbadoes & Canada]

  • [British Colonies in North America]  Carte Qui Contient Une Description Des Iles & Terres Que Les Anglois . . .[Chesapeake, Carolinas, New England, Bermuda, Gulf Coast, Jamaica, Barbadoes & Canada]

[British Colonies in North America] Carte Qui Contient Une Description Des Iles & Terres Que Les Anglois . . .[Chesapeake, Carolinas, New England, Bermuda, Gulf Coast, Jamaica, Barbadoes & Canada] information:

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 2085x1612 px
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 1.31657MiB
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 1
Place: 
 Amsterdam
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[British Colonies in North America]  Carte Qui Contient Une Description Des Iles & Terres Que Les Anglois . . .[Chesapeake, Carolinas, New England, Bermuda, Gulf Coast, Jamaica, Barbadoes & Canada]

Highly sought after group of maps from Chatelain's 7 Volume Atlas Historique.

Includes 8 maps, each of which would be highly coveted as a separate map. The maps include 1) a map of the Carolinas, 2) a map of the Chesapeake, 3) Canada and New England, 4) New England and New York, 5) Bermuda, 6) Barbados 7) Jamaica and 8) Florida. Also includes substantial explanatory text for the Gulf Coast, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684-1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. Chatelain proved a successful businessman, creating lucrative networks in London, The Hague, and then Amsterdam. He is most well known for the Atlas Historique, published in seven volumes between 1705 and 1720. This encyclopedic work was devoted to the history and genealogy of the continents, discussing such topics as geography, cosmography, topography, heraldry, and ethnography. Published thanks to a partnership between Henri, his father, Zacharie, and his younger brother, also Zacharie, the text was contributed to by Nicolas Gueudeville, a French geographer. The maps were by Henri, largely after the work of Guillaume Delisle, and they offered the general reader a window into the emerging world of the eighteenth century.


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2085x1612 px
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1.31657MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Amsterdam
Author:
Henri Chatelain.
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