"Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Black & White
12.9 x 8.3 inches
32.8 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.
A dark impression with a pair of wormholes adjacent to the centerfold that are only visible when held to light.