"Mappe-Monde Divisee en ses quatre Parties",
Period: 1778 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
11.7 x 5.7 inches
29.7 x 14.5 cm
An interesting French double hemisphere map depicting much of Philip Bauche's theories concerning a NORTHWEST PASSAGE and the Sea of the West in North America. Australia is shown with a severely truncated western coast with Tasmania attached to the mainland. Hand-laid paper with a nice watermark.