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ID Number: 11
Americas
Janvier
1762
$625.
This map covers all of the Americas and most of the Atlantic and Pacific. The most remarkable feature is the large "Mer ou Baye d L'Ouest" and very speculative geography in the northwest. There is a hint of New Zealand among many islands shown.

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ID Number: 15
Americas
Heylyn, Peter
1703
$1250.
This map is from Peter Heylyn's Cosmography. It is usually attributed to Robert Morden. California is an island. A rare appearance of Lake Thongo is prominent in the northwest. Uncolored.

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ID Number: 19
Americas
Santini, Francois
1784
$900.
This Venetian edition by Santini is copied from an earlier map by Janvier. Sparse outline color. Beautiful cartouche. The most striking feature on this map is the large Sea of the West that extends off the edge of the map.

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ID Number: 20
Americas
Thomson, John
1814
$325.
A fine example of early 19th century British cartography, covering most of the western hemisphere. The Multnomah River is shown in New Albion. The discoveries of Mackenzie are depicted, but not those of Lewis and Clark. The map has light outline color in pink, green, and yellow.

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ID Number: 39
Americas
Scherrer, Heinrich
1703
$675.
A beautiful pair of maps printed together on a single sheet in Scherrer's unmistakable style. Diagrams are included to illustrate the projection method used. California is an island. To it's north are the poorly defined Straits of Anian and Compagineland. The map is uncolored.

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ID Number: 43
Americas
Lattre
1770ca
$185.
The most remarkable feature of this map is a large Sea of the West and the Archipel Slazare near the ill defined strait leading to a possible northwest passage. The Pacific is sprinkled with possible islands.

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ID Number: 128
Americas
De Witt, Fredrick
1680
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A classic and much copied map of the Americas with California as an island with indented northern coast. The map features two ornate cartouches with the title in the lower one and some historical notes in the upper. Multiple fictitious islands appear in the Pacific, with Quiri Regio and Nova Guinea in the far southwest.

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