"[Lot of 2] Nouveau Continent ou Amerique [and] Ancien Continent", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l'univers, Tome V
Color: Hand Color
4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm
Matched pair of maps of the hemispheres. In the Western Hemisphere, California is shown as an island and there are several disembodied coastlines in the Pacific and the region labeled Terres Australes. In the Eastern Hemisphere, Australia is still in a conjectural form and there is a partial coastline of the southern continent labeled Terres Incognues.
References: WH - McLaughlin #86-1.
Couple of faint damp stains in blank margins.