"Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mecator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre
Color: Hand Color
12.5 x 8.1 inches
31.8 x 20.6 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.
Issued folding, now flattened on a thick sheet with marginal soiling.