"Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mecator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre
Color: Hand Color
12.6 x 8.3 inches
32 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 crisp impression with a hint of toning and a few minor spots of foxing.