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Zee en Land Togten der Franszen Gedaan na,en in't Americaans Gewest van Florida, aller-eerst door Joh. Pontius ontdekt Map, 1706

Map Collection #MC0049

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Title: Zee en Land Togten der Franszen Gedaan na,en in't Americaans Gewest van Florida, aller-eerst door Joh. Pontius ontdekt Map
Creator: Vander Aa, Pieter, 1659-1733
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: This is a 1706 map by Pieter Vander Aa (of Leiden, Netherlands) illustrating Ponce De Leon's travels and discoveries in North and South Carolina. The map is based on the earlier Hondius-Mercator map of the area among others. The map, measuring 12 inches by 9 inches, is a hand-colored copper plate engraving with decorative cartouche.
Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 1 archival folder, consisting of a map

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Accessions Information

January 7, 2014, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; This is a 1706 map by Pieter Vander Aa (of Leiden, Netherlands) illustrating Ponce De Leon's travels and discoveries in North and South Carolina. It is titled Zee en Land Togten der Franszen Gedaan na,en in't Americaans Gewest van Florida, aller-eerst door Joh. Pontius ontdekt. The map is based on the earlier Hondius-Mercator map of the area among others. The map, measuring 12 inches by 9 inches, is a hand-colored copper plate engraving with decorative cartouche. Purchased with state funds from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, Inc.

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Zee en Land Togten der Franszen Gedaan na,en in't Americaans Gewest van Florida, aller-eerst door Joh. Pontius ontdekt Map (#MC0049), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Purchased from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, La Jolla, CA, with state funds

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Pierre (Pieter) van der Aa was a publisher, editor and bookseller of Leiden. He started as a bookseller at the age of twenty-three, becoming a prominent member of the Booksellers' Guild.

As a publisher his output was varied and prodigious though his main interest was the production of maps and atlases, which he printed in all sizes.

His publications include an Atlas Nouveau completed in about 1710, and the Galerie Agreable du Monde, of 66 parts in 27 volumes, completed in 1729 and containing over 3 000 maps.

Source: http://www.maphist.com/artman/publish/article_209.shtml

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