"Die Westliche Halbkugel…", Schneider and Weigel
Subject: Western Hemisphere - America
Period: 1797 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
25 x 20.5 inches
63.5 x 52.1 cm
A rare German map based on John Arrowsmith's important cartography of the Americas. The map is densely engraved with topographical features and place names. The new discoveries in the Pacific are carefully delineated with several including the dates of their discovery.
There is a light damp stain and just a few spots of foxing.