SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, NICHOLAS. 1600-1667.
L'Amerique en plusieurs cartes nouvelles, et exactes, &c. Paris: chez l'autheur, [c.1667].
4to (250 x 175 mm). [iv], 112 pp. 15 double-page engraved maps hand-colored in outline. Modern polished calf in antique style. Title and one other leaf with 10 mm margin tears repaired on verso, upper joint cracking at head.
Provenance: "ex libris De Fourques" (inscription on title).
a good overview of the French mapping of the Americas in the mid 17th century, including maps of the Caribbean Islands, California (appears as an island on the general North America map) and on the New Mexico & California map), Canada, Florida, and Mexico. Phillips 11
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