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Large German map of Mexico, Florida and the Caribbean entitled "Regni Mexicani Seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Lu

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Large German map of Mexico, Florida and the Caribbean entitled  Regni Mexicani Seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Lu
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Large German map of Mexico, Florida and the Caribbean entitled "Regni Mexicani Seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Ludovicianæ, N. Angliæ, Carolinæ, Virginiæ et Pensylvaniæ, necnon Insularum Archipelagi Mexicani in America Septentrionali [Carefully Prepared Map of the Mexican Dominion or New Spain, Louisiana, New England, Carolina]" by Joh. Baptista Homanno (1664-1724), a 1720 engraving published in 1737 by J.H.G. Vieling, hand colored and matted for framing. 29-1/2" x 27" overall. A fairly well-known map of rather large size (22-1/2" x 19") and of high detail, showing the various European possessions in the New World from Canada down to Colombia, with vignette of ships in battle at bottom-left, natives and mountains at right, and cartouche at top-left, light hand-coloring, excellent condition (minimal foxing, original center-crease), very impressive. Interestingly, while the original colonies that comprised the US are shown, Georgia is lacking because that colony was established in the time between when this map was drawn and when it was published!