"Histoire de la Decouverte des Mondes Nouveau et Inconnu", Brion de la Tour, Louis
Period: 1761-62 (published)
Publication: Atlas Methodique et Elementaire de Geographie et d' Histoire
Color: Hand Color
20.5 x 14.5 inches
52.1 x 36.8 cm
This is the issue with the ornamental borders surrounding the text panels. Double hemisphere polar projection. New Zealand just emerging, Tasmania is still attached to Australia, as is New Guinea. A very lovely map.
References: Phillips (A) 628.
Strong engraving and excellent color. One unobtrusive spot in text.