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Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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Sanson, Nicolas
LE CANADA ET NOUVELLE FRANCE. PARIS:  MARIETTE, 1656.
Engraved map with contemporary outline hand coloring (412 x 560 mm).  Matted and framed.
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Provenance

Martayan Lan Augustyn, New York, 2012;
Vogel Collection no. 822.

Bibliographie

Burden 318

Description

The most influential map of Canada of the 17th-century.  Based on accounts of Jesuit explorers, it names Lake Erie as a recognizable and distinct lake for the first time and depicts Long Island and New Amsterdam in their correct locations.

The first map of Canada to show the five Great Lakes.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York