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    Nicolas de Fer. Partie Meridionale de la Riviere de Mississipi, et ses environs. Paris: chez J. F. Benard, 1718. Map of the Southeastern United States, from Carolina to New Mexico, including northern Mexico. Single sheet, some color (18.4375 x 25.1875 inches; 469 x 640 mm.). Backed with an additional supporting sheet of laid paper, added later. A few small mended tears at edges. Soft crease down center, faintly rumpled and darkened. Normal soft toning, rubbing to map surface; two small drip stains toward middle of the Gulf of Mexico; one or two barely perceptible spots of foxing. Very good. Regions outlined in color. Maps numerous native villages and encampments, with copious notes regarding their populations, allegiances and ways of life. Depicts early overland trade and exploration routes. Several vignettes of native fauna and indigenous life, including two villages or encampments in upper left corner.

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