"Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
12.6 x 8.5 inches
32 x 21.6 cm
Attractive copper-engraved map of the world with the direction of ocean currents shown throughout with little arrows. Alaska, here Alaschka, is depicted as a small island and Tasmania is still attached to a truncated Australia.
A few minor spots and a couple of tiny worm holes.