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A new map of the West-Indies; or the Islands of America in the North Sea: with the adjacent parts, explaining what belongs to England, Holland, Spain, France &c. Also the several tracts made by the gallions and flota

Creator/Contributor:
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679, creator
Overton, Henry, 1675 or 1676-1751
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Hen. Overton
Creation Date:
1740
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 54 x 44 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Early maps.
Maps
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Coasts--South America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Mexico, Gulf of--Discovery and exploration--Maps--Early works to 1800
Mexico, Gulf of--Maps--Early works to 1800
Caribbean Area--Discovery and exploration--Maps--Early works to 1800
Caribbean Area--Maps--Early works to 1800
Central America--Maps--Early works to 1800
West Indies--Maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially, depths indicated by soundings.
"Is now done into English with many considerable improvements according to the newest and best Observations".
Includes 4 insets: A draught of y.e bay & citty of Havanna; The bay of Porto Bella. A draught of y.e citty of Cartagena its harbour & forts; la Vera Cruz.
Includes also an advertisement dated Jany. 1740 for 'Geography Epitomis'd.
Also available online.
Attribution:
by N. Vischer of Amsterdam.
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990127878110203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990127878110203941/catalog