Leen Helmink Antique Maps

America by van der Aa

Cartographer

van der Aa

Title

Amerika of de Nieuwe Weereld

Published

Leiden, 1706

Size

15.0 x 22.5 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18799

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 650

Description

Rare map of the Americas by Pieter van der Aa. With California as an island, showing Drake's Nova Albion. The map includes many of the discoveries in the Pacific Oceean.

Very decorative title cartouche featuring Christopher Columbus, his fleet, and many navigational instruments.