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De L'Isle, Guillaume (fl. 1718-1722) Carte d'Amerique

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05238 Author/Creator: De L'Isle, Guillaume (fl. 1718-1722) Place Written: Paris, France Type: Map Date: 1722 Pagination: 1 map. : 54 x 73.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Mercator projection including North and South America, with parts of Western Europe and Africa. Boundaries outlined in color. Shows North America from French perspective with English colonies restricted to the coast. Includes latitude and longitude lines and various port cities. Note marked "advertisement" on bottom right hand corner. Marked "70" on verso.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: SurveyingGeography and Natural HistoryCanadaLatin and South AmericaArt, Music, Theater, and Film

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