Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints

Carte qui represente les difféntes connoissances que l'on a eues des terres arctiques depuis 1650 jus qu'en 1747 aus quelles il faut comparer la carte suivante Cte 10 Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786

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Engraving in black ink included as part of the supplements to Diderot's Encylopedie. The chart is a comparison of four different maps of the Hudson Bay and Northern Canada regions. Top-left is by Sanson from 1750, top-right is Delisle from 1700, bottom-left is Delisle from 1703 and the bottom-right is Henri Ellis from 1746-47.

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