"Proiectio Optica Hemisphaerii Polaris Arctici", Scherer, Heinrich
Subject: North Pole
Period: 1710 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Novus
Color: Hand Color
7.4 x 9.4 inches
18.8 x 23.9 cm
Unusual chart showing the northern hemisphere centered on the North Pole and surrounded by four terrestrial diagrams. The island of California is shown, with only major rivers, lakes and mountains depicted on each continent.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SHER-1a #119.
A sharp impression with a couple of minor spots of foxing. The left margin is narrow but ample for framing.