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London / 1775. Hand Colored. 44 x 17 inches Fascinating map of North America, the Northern Atlantic and Northern Pacific, extending to Kamtchatka. A very fine copy of this map by an Irish cartographer of great ability: Braddock Mead (who worked under the name, "John Green") was one of the most gifted mapmakers working in London in the first half of the 18th century. The map includes interesting coastal details and numerous sailing ships, illustrating the transatlantic voyage routes of Behring, Tchrikow, De L'Isle de la Croyere, Frondate, Cavendish, Gaetan, Wallis, Spilbergen, Anson, Mendanna and others. Includes a number of factual and anecdotal annotations, including notes about Juan De Fuca, Admiral De Font and the maps of JN De L'Isle. Drake's discovery and claims are noted, as is the bay discovered by Martin d'Aguilar. The River of the West is shown as a water course connecting the to the Mississippi River, just south of Lake Winnepeg. The discovery of the land by the Chinese Geographer Fou-Sang is also n ... Read more

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