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Antique maps > america > north america > Antique map of Eastern North America by Covens & Mortier
Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi - Covens & Mortier, 1720-41.
Map of the East of the United States with inset of the mouth of the Mississippi and Mobile Bay.
Cartographer: G. De L'Isle
Generally regarded as main source of all later maps of the Mississippi. First large-scale map accurately showing lower Mississippi River and surrounding areas. Also first to reflect accurately the expeditions of Hernando de Soto, Henri de Tonty, and Louis de St. Denis. The first map with the name Texas (in phrase "Mission de los Teijas etablie in 1716").
Copper engraving, printed on two sheets, joined.
Size: 44.5 x 60cm (17.4 x 23.4 inches)
Condition: Old body colour, on heavy paper, excellent.
Item number: 23629
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