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Louisiane, Cours du Mississipi. Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726; Covens et Mortier, 1742

Louisiane, Cours du Mississipi. / Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726; Covens et Mortier / 1742
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Full Title: Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi. Dressee sur un grand nombre de memoires entr'autres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire. Par Guillme. de l'Isle de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences. A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, Geographes. (1742)

Author: Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726; Covens et Mortier

Date: 1742

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Author: Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726; Covens et Mortier

Date: 1742

Short Title: Louisiane, Cours du Mississipi.

Publisher: Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 45

Object Width cm: 60

Scale 1: 4,700,000

Note: Engraved map in outline color. Shows Indian villages, "nations derangees, nations detruites," the routes of de Soto, Moscoso, Cavelier, Tonty and Denis, etc. Relief shown pictorially. Covers area from Lake Champlain to New Mexico and south to Florida and Texas. Inset map: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la Riviere S. Louis et de la Mobile (i.e., Mississippi Delta area and Mobile Bay). Kohl states this is the mother and main source of all later maps of the Mississippi.

Reference: Cumming, 208; Tooley, Mapping of America, p. 22 no. 45 (1730 ed.). Cf Wheat, 99 (1718 ed.); Martin, 19 (1718 ed.); Lemmon, A.E. Charting Louisiana, p. 58 (1718 ed.)

World Area: North America

Country: United States ; Canada

Full Title: Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi. Dressee sur un grand nombre de memoires entr'autres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire. Par Guillme. de l'Isle de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences. A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, Geographes. (1742)

List No: 4638.095

Page No: (90)

Series No: 99

Published In: Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties su Monde, ou sont exactement remarquees les empires, monarchies, royaumes, etats, republiques, &c. Par Guillaume de l'Isle. Premier Geographe de sa Majeste. A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier, sur le Vygendam. (illus. on title page) Socio ditata labore ... J. Wandelaar del. et fecit. (bound with) Inleidinge tot de Geographie ... Door den Heer Sanson d'Abbeville, Ordinaris Geographist des Konings. Te Amsterdam, By Johannes Covens en Cornelis Mortier, Boekverkopers op den Vygendam. Met Privilelgie der Heeren Staaten van Holland en West-Vriesland.

Publication Author: Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726; Covens et Mortier

Publication Date: 1742

Publication Reference: cf P596; cf Koeman C&M 6; Tooley, Mapping of America p. 4-11; NMM 227, 228.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 4638.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 107

Publication Height cm: 55

Publication Width cm: 39

Image No: 4638095

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