NORTH AMERICA DOMINIA ANGLORUM IN AMERICA SEPTENTRIONALI
Cartographer: Homann Family
Date: 1737 Nurenberg
A very good example of the Homan Heirs 1737 map of the British Territories in North America. Divided into four separate maps derived from the work of Herman Moll. Covers much of the eastern coast of North America including Nova Scotia & Newfoundland, New England (New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, etc..), Virginia & Maryland, and Carolina ( now North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia) and northern Florida. The upper left quadrant features a map of the Maritime Provinces of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Offers wonderful detail both inland and offshore, with special attention to the shoals. Upper right hand quadrant features much of New England, New York and parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The Jerseys are shown spit into eastern and western provinces according to their original charters. New York extends northward past Lake Champlain, which is itself set significantly south and west of its actual location. Notes Albany. Lower left quadrant features a map of those parts of Virginia and Maryland adjoining the Chesapeake Bay. Lower right quadrant features much of what is today North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida. Notes land dispute with the Spanish territories with regard to the rights to Northern Florida, referencing various charters to the Carolinas. Predates Georgia. Excellent detail both inland and along the coast. Bounded on the western end by the Appalachian Mountains. Below the map is a large text area with notations on the land and peoples depicted, including a special commentary dedicated to the Iroquois Nation.Full original colour.Slight stain invisible on map.
The Cartography of North America: 1500-1800, CXXIII. Phillips, P.L. (Atlases) 586, #148.