"Planisphere suivant la Profection de Mercator",
Period: 1780 (circa)
Publication: Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues …
Color: Black & White
12.5 x 8.2 inches
31.8 x 20.8 cm
Copper engraved map of the world with the direction of ocean currents shown throughout with little arrows. Alaska, here 'Alaschka', is depicted as an island and Tasmania is still attached to a truncated Australia. Very crisp and clean.