North America. Louis Stanislaus d'Arcy De La Rochette (1731-1802) A Map of North America by J. Palairet With considerable Alterations & Improvements from D'Anville, Mitchell & Bellin. London: for John Bowles & Carington Bowles
Large double-page engraved folio map, with some borders and rivers picked out in hand-color, faded; old folds, some toning along the edges and the center horizontal fold, discolored spot in the ocean, south of the Azores, 25 3/4 x 20 1/4 the sheet.
This mid-18th century map depicts California as a peninsula (not an island), and includes accurate renderings of the Great Lakes.
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