"Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
12.7 x 18.5 inches
32.3 x 47 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.