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1607 Wytfliet, Cornelis van - Histoire universelledes Indes occidentales (et orientales). Nouvellement traduict. Douai, Fabri, 1607; Folio, with 19 copper engraved plates.

The cropped image shown here is from the 1607 reprint of the original issue which was published in 1597 as Descripionis Ptolomaicae augmentum, which was the first atlas entirely devoted to America.

Note that the St. Lawrence River is prominently shown, while the Mississippi River is not yet known in its full extent. The name [see] Chilaga, a corruption of the native name Hochelaga [`beaver dam-at`] for Montreal, is distinctly shown.



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