"Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova", Delisle, Guillaume
Subject: Eastern Hemisphere
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Black & White
15.1 x 15.1 inches
38.4 x 38.4 cm
This fine map of the Eastern Hemisphere is presented in Delisle's scientific style without decorations. In Asia, Japan is joined with a large island labeled Terra Incognita. Australia is beginning to take shape with Tasman's discoveries shown. This is a later edition engraved by I. Stemmers Jr.
A fine impression issued folding on a faintly toned sheet with minor offsetting and a tiny tear at one of the fold intersections.