"Nouveau Continent Avec plusieurs Isles", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Western Hemisphere
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: Description de l' Univers
Color: Black & White
4 x 5.6 inches
10.2 x 14.2 cm
First state of this charming miniature map in a hemispheric projection. California is depicted as an island on the Briggs model, with a flat northern coast. The Solomon Islands dominate the Pacific, and part of the New Zealand coast is shown but not named. Three galleons decorate the map.
References: McLaughlin #84-1.