"Carte Generale", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Eastern Hemisphere
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: Description de l'Univers…
Color: Hand Color
4.2 x 5.8 inches
10.7 x 14.7 cm
This unusual small map shows the Eastern Hemisphere backwards with Asia to the east and Europe to the west. There is a large unnamed southern continent, and the eastern half of Australia is depicted along with a portion of Tasmania. There is no inland detail with the exception of Paris and Istanbul being named.
References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET 
Minor soiling confined to the blank margins.