"Mappe Monde", Robert de Vaugondy
Period: 1750 (dated)
Publication: Methode Abregee et Facile Pour Apprendre la Geographie
Color: Hand Color
10.9 x 5.7 inches
27.7 x 14.5 cm
This small double-hemisphere world map shows a blank western coastline of North America above California. Australia is composed of a a conjectural eastern coastline that is connected to Tasmania, Terre du S. Esprit, and New Guinea. The Antarctic region is virtually blank.
References: Pedley #7.
A clean and bright example on watermarked paper with one tiny edge tear at top and a bit of offsetting in the top left corner from an opposing page of text.