"Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
12.9 x 8.4 inches
32.8 x 21.3 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.
On a bright sheet with a 1.5" separation at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.