The Maps of Bert Twaalfhoven

From the Collections of Fordham University Libraries

18) Nieuw Engeland in Twee Scheeptogen door Kapitein Johan Smith inde iaren 1614 en 1615 bestevend. (New England as Described by Captain John Smith in two voyages in 1614 and 1615.) 1714.

Mapmakers: Peter van der Aa and John Smith

Published in van der Aa's Atlas nouveau et curieux, Leyden, 1714. The map lacks many details but has a beautiful illustration of Dutchmen trading with the Native Americans.

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