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America old map Carte Des Parties Occidentalis Du Monde 1787
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America old map Carte Des Parties Occidentalis Du Monde 1787



Early interesting map of colonial America. 

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America old map Carte Des Parties Occidentalis Du Monde 1787

Title: Nouvelle Carte Des Parties Occidentalis Du Monde
Servant à indiquer les Navigations Découverts et Etablissements Dese Hollandois En Amerique Suivant les dernieres Observations.

New Map Of Western Parts Of The World
Serving to indicate the Navigations Discovered and Establishments of the Dutch in America According to the latest Observations.

Antique Map Nouvelle Carte Des Parties Dutch America by Philippe Buache 1787

Description: Early interesting map of colonial America, copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
De map showing old place names, islands, parts of Europe, Greenland and Africa, Iceland and many interesting details from that time.

In 1624, Dutchman Peter Minuit founds New Amsterdam on the current site of New York.
Peter was the Dutch colonial governor of New Amsterdam who is mainly remembered for his fabulous purchase of Manhattan Island from the Indians for a mere 60 Dutch guilders.

Artist: Philippe Buache
born Feb. 7, 1700, Paris, Fr.—died Jan. 27, 1773, Paris), French geographer and cartographer who contributed to the theory of physical geography.

Buache worked for his father-in-law, the cartographer Guillaume Delisle, and became royal geographer in 1729. He was elected to the Academy of Sciences the next year. His physiographic system divided the Earth’s surface into four basins, separated by a scaffolding of mountain ranges overland and beneath the oceans.

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Sheet app.: 41.5 x 40 cm. 16.25 x 15.75 inches.
Image app: 36 x 33.5 cm. 14.25 x 13.25 inches.
Condition: Nice map in very good overall condition. Blank on verso, folds as published.