"Mappa Generalis Totius Terrarum Orbis in Bina Hemisphaeria Plana Divisi seu Planiglobium",
Period: 1775 (circa)
Publication: Kurze Einleitung in die Allgemeine Geschichte Alter und Neuer Zeiten...
Color: Hand Color
6.8 x 5.5 inches
17.3 x 14 cm
This charming small map features outdated cartography for its time, including the island of California, a large southern continent, a bulging northwestern coastline in North America, and a rudimentary shaped Australia named Hollandia Nova. The double-hemisphere map sits atop a platform with a decorative cartouche and three putti. Published by Johann Caspar Huber in Kurze Einleitung in die Allgemeine Geschichte Alter und Neuer Zeiten...
Issued folding with marginal soiling.