1758 Meullers - America oder Neu Europa [peculiar Island of California]

SOLD: 1758 German map of America with peculiar (and late) Island of California

Title:

America oder Neu Europa

Map maker:

Johann Bernhard Meullers, Leben un gewohnheiten der Ostjacken

Place and Year:

[Berlin], 1758

Dimensions:

22 x 18.3 cm (8½ x 7¼ in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Rather scarce map of North and South America depicting California as a long island with an indented northern coast.

The Pacific Northwest is labeled: Terra Borealis incognita detect. a Joh. de Gama.

Guadalcanal is wrongly placed near west coast of South America.

An engraved vignette in the lower left depicts three Europeans presenting an open chest to a native.

CONDITION NOTES

Lower left margin trimmed to neat line as issued for folding into book; very good.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00182

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