Gaspard Bailleul Wall Map of the Western Hemisphere

June 9th 2017 -

Gaspard Bailleul Wall Map of the Western Hemisphere

A French Wall Map of the Western Hemisphere. LAmerique Divisee en ses Pricipales Parties ou sont distingues les ud de autres les Estats, selon quils appartiennents presentement aux Differents Souverains De LEurope. Bailleul le jeune Geographe. Jean Louis Daudet, Lyon, France, 1752. Approximately 31 x 40 in. On original wooden rollers. Unsurprisingly, the Caribbean, Eastern Seaboard, and California coasts are the most detailed and accurate, while the extremities north, south, and inland are less detailed, leading to some interesting cartographic fables. Bailleuls view of the Northwest Coast of America, includes the early appearance of the fabled. (Sea of the West) and. Presque Isle de Nord Ouest. (Peninsula of the Northwest) in the areas of present-day British Columbia and points north. Perhaps most remarkable is the presence of huge continent. (Southern Indies) in the South Atlantic Ocean. Decouverte par le Sr. Binot Paulmier en 1503. Referring to a widely-held belief that Binot Paulmier, an early 16. Century French explorer, was thought to have discovered Terra Australis. In 1503, Paulmier sailed for the East Indies but was blown off course by a storm. Despite his claims, as well as renewed interest a century later, Paulmier had made landfall on the coast of Brazil. Bailleuls map provides one of the largest and most ambitious depictions of the unknown southern continent by French geographers and historians. Bordered by 30 vignettes illustrating scenes from European discovery and colonization such as the Conquests of Peru and Mexico, the Discovery of America, Taking Possession of New France, Native Peoples of the North, and many others. Bailleul also provides the journeys of early explorers and circumnavigators. One such site, Drakes Beach. In present-day northern California, is the location where of Sir Francis Drake overhauled his ships before crossing the Pacific Ocean on his circumnavigation. Very good, original rollers, laid down on modern linen. Minor tears and abrasions. Historic Documents and Legacy Collections. For over 20 years, Seth Kaller has been one of the countrys largest buyers of important historic documents and artifacts. More than 10,000 rare manuscripts, documents, maps, and books handled by Kaller are now in institutional and private collections including working drafts of the United States Constitution, Lincoln-signed copies of the 13th Amendment and Emancipation Proclamation, and rare prints and broadsides of the Declaration of Independence. Kaller is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA), the Professional Autograph Dealers Association (PADA), the American Antiquarian Society, the Manuscript Society, the New-York Historical Societys Chairmans Council, and the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Advisory Board. Everything we sell comes with our absolute guarantee that it is original and authentic. History You Can Own. Whether youre interested in the Founding Fathers, Documents of Freedom, Battles and Leaders, the Civil War, African-Americana, World History, Science, or a particular hero or villain, we can help you explore opportunities to take ownership of history. Build Your Own Collection. We can coordinate every aspect of the process for you, from searching for individual items to building entire world-class collections for your home, business, foundation, or favorite museum. Help Your Favorite Institution. Build a legacy by preserving history for generations to come. Through donations and loans to your favorite museum, library, or university, you ensure the survival of these important documents and act as a steward for personalities and ideas that shaped the world. The item “Gaspard Bailleul Wall Map of the Western Hemisphere” is in sale since Thursday, July 14, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps\Pre-1900″. The seller is “sethkaller” and is located in White Plains, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
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