"Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre, Assujettie aux Observations Astronomiques",
Period: 1782 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
17.7 x 12 inches
45 x 30.5 cm
Appealing 18th Century double hemisphere map. Most of the world is mapped with the exception of the southern coast of Australia and Alaska, which is shown as an island. Very decorative garland draped title cartouche in the typical French style. Ink spot in bottom margin well away from map.