"Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Geographique de Toutes...
Color: Hand Color
12.8 x 8.3 inches
32.5 x 21.1 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.
Nice impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.