Amérique Septentrionale: D'Anville 1746

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  • Title: Amérique Septentrionale
  • Author: Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
  • Date: 1746
  • Medium: Hand-colored copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Excellent - minimal foxing in a few areas, minor marginal scuffing
  • Inches: 38 1/4 x 36 3/4 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 97.16 x 93.35 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 233102

Amérique Septentrionale Publiée sous les Auspices de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans, Prémier Prince du Sang

Par le Sr. d'Anville M DCCXLVI Avec Privilege

A Paris, chez l'Auteur, aux Galeries du Louvre

Du Dessein du Sr. Gravelot, frere de l'Auteur. Gravé par le Sr. Major.

Map of North America by Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville spanning from Baja California in the west to the West Indies and Newfoundland in the east. This map labels in great detail the settlements, cities, and geographic features within the various European colonial holdings in North America. Regions depicted include Spanish-controlled Mexico and its various provinces such as New Mexico, New Navarre, Oaxaca, and New Biscayne. Other colonial holdings shown include Louisiana, Florida, the Carolinas, Virginia, New England, Cuba, Jamaica, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), Puerto Rico, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Venezuela, among others. Inset in upper left corner depicts northeastern Canada past the Arctic Circle.