Amsterdam. c. 1696. Outline color and partially colored cartouche. Laid down on archival tissue curing minor chipping in the margins and a few small holes. Light staining at upper and lower right; errant traces of red ink/paint to the left of Cape Verde. Not perfect, but a very presentable example. 19 1/2 x 23." Item #3475
A very attractive, late 17th century map of the Americas, with California as an island. The map is derived directly from de Wit's c.1675 map. Five Great Lakes are shown and named, although Lakes Michigan and Superior are left open to the west. Burden, The Mapping of North America II: 725, State 2. McLaughlin, The Mapping of California as an Island: 123.