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A.D. 1498. The Discovery Of America

Edward Quin (Engraved by Sidy. Hall Bury Strt. Bloomsby)

12.9 x 18.5 in


The fold out map shows clouds around the outer edges of the map depicting the known world from the division of the Mogul Empire, A.D. 1294, to the discovery of America, A.D. 1498. Sixteenth period. Africa is fully shown for the first time and the East Coast of America from Newfoundland to the northern edge of South America. The West Indies are shown in blue.

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