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North American Forts Ports Covens & Mortier 1741

Title:
Forteresses Ports
Year Printed:
1741(circa)
Place:
Amsterdam
Paper Size:
25 in. x 21 in.
Condition:
VERY GOOD
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SKU:
1741popplelm4-001
Price: $1,499.99
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Product Description

This original antique map of the forts and ports of north America was published by Covens & Mortier in Amsterdam circa 1741 from Atlas Nouveau. A rare and important chart showing 18 separate locations. Based on a reduced version of Henry Popple's larger map. A very good impression on heavy watermarked handmade paper. Bright hand coloring fills the chart. The maps included on this chart were derived from the insets on Popple's map, and feature towns, forts, topography, soundings, shoals, and anchorages. Included are the harbors of New York, Boston, Charleston, Providence, St. Augustine, Annapolis Royal (Nova Scotia), Placentia (Newfoundland), Havana (Cuba), St. Iago (Santiago, Cuba), Kingston (Jamaica), Port Antonio (Jamaica), Fort Royal (Martinique), Cartagena (Colombia), and Portobello (Panama), as well as the islands of Barbados, Antiqua, Bermuda, and Curacao. A fine chart for ones collection or beautiful antique map gift.