"Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre
Color: Black & White
12.9 x 8.5 inches
32.8 x 21.6 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.
A fine impression on a sturdy sheet with just a hint of offsetting.