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The most famous 17th century map of New England, engraved by cartographer Francis Lamb with Anglican names for the first time reflecting the shift from Dutch to English rule, such as New York rather than New Amsterdam and ''New Jarsey''. London: Basset and Chisswell, 1676, from the reissue of John Speed's atlas, ''The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'', with new maps of the English colonies. Colorful double-page map entitled ''A Map of New England and New York'', shows wildlife of the area in addition to topography and boundary lines. With English text on verso headlined, ''The Description of New Neatherlands [sic] now called NEW-YORK'' and ''The Description of New England''. Engraved map measures 21'' x 17.125'', hinged at top to mat measuring 26.375'' x 21.375''. Slight offset along center fold, tape repair to verso, small separation at top center fold, and minute foxing. Overall very good plus condition.
17th Century Map of New England, the First Map With Anglican Names Reflecting the Shift From Dutch to English Rule17th Century Map of New England, the First Map With Anglican Names Reflecting the Shift From Dutch to English Rule
17th Century Map of New England, the First Map With Anglican Names Reflecting the Shift From Dutch to English Rule
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