"Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova", Delisle, Guillaume
Subject: Eastern Hemisphere
Period: 1714 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
19.3 x 19.4 inches
49 x 49.3 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.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with original wash and outline color. There is minor offsetting and light toning along the edges of the sheet.