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Place of creation
Johannes JanBonius Excudit
Scope and content
Extending from Cape Feare in the south to Nova Scotia in the north, Jansson's map of New England was derived from the less well circulated map by Johannes de Laet, 1630.Considered to be one of the first maps to contain the place name, Masachusets. It also depicts Manbattes (Manhatten), and New Amsterdam (New York).
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
602 Item no. assigned by LAC 602
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Creator / Provenance
Includes compass rose.
Map is illustrated with ships.
On verso:2 pages of text. left hand page titled "Nievw Engelandt", right hand page titled "Nievw-Nederlandt, ende Nievw-Engelandi."
Signature at bottom of text is "VVest-Indien Kkk. Burden's" The Mapping of North America", Entry 247. indicates that this signature is from the 1637 Dutch text edition.
From: Appendix Atlantis, 1637
Physical condition note
Cartographic math note
Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 449, Vol.II, no 
Goss, Entry 29
Copy / version note
1. Atlantic Coast (North America) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Atlantic States - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Eastern Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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