America

Method Copper engraved with hand colour
Artist Morden, Robert
Published By R. Morden [J. Nicholson &c., London, 1711]
Dimensions 108 x 128 mm
Notes An early eighteenth century miniature map of the Americas, from Patrick Gorden's 'Geography Anatomiz'd: or, the Geographical Grammar.' Regional borders are outlined in hand colour. California is shown as an island, and most of the northeastern coast of North America, as well as the interior of the continent, is unmapped.

Robert Morden (c. 1650-1703) was an English bookseller and publisher, as well as an accomplished geographer and cartographer. He is best known for a series of maps issued in 1695 in Gibson's revised edition of Camden's Brittannia,' engraved by Sutton Nichols.

Condition: Vertical fold as issued. Margin trimmed to plate mark on left side, now infilled. Blank on verso.
Framing unmounted
Price £220.00
Stock ID 47403

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