Jul 09, 2020 - Sale 2540

Sale 2540 - Lot 86

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HENNEPIN, LOUIS. Carte d'un Nouveau Monde Entre le Nouveau Mexique et la Mer Glacialle. Engraved folding map of North America from Hennepin's Nouveau Voyage d'un Pais Plus Grand que l'Europe. 12x19 inches overall, right margin trimmed (ie for binding); two small closed tears at binding point, else an extremely attractive example. Utrecht, 1698.

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"Undoubtedly one of the most popular travel accounts of North America during the latter part of the seventeenth century... The map that accompanies the book is a classic of Mississippi River cartographic history" -- Burden 556 (second state updated to show the Mississippi extending to the Gulf of Mexico à la the explorations of La Salle).