"Continent Meridional Australe ou Antarctique", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: South Pole
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l' Univers
Color: Hand Color
4.2 x 5.7 inches
10.7 x 14.5 cm
A circular south-polar projection depicting the continents with partial coastlines for Antarctica, Australia and New Zealand. Includes the southern portions of Africa and South America.
References: Tooley (AUS) Ant-34.
Crisp, dark impression with lovely coloring on hand laid paper with wide margins. A few worm holes at lower left corner, well away from map, which is fine.