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18th century double-hemisphere world map

BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis.

Mappe-Monde Dressée pour l'étude de la Geographie...
Paris, Desnos, 1786. Original colour. 280 x 315mm.

Double-hemisphere world map, with a decorative title cartouche & separately-printed frame-like border.

Points of interest include: the uncertain coastlines of New Zealand and eastern Australia despite Cook's mapping fifteen years before; the 'Mer de l'Ouest' in North America; and the Island of Yeso above Japan.


Stock ID : 17559

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Stock Id :17559

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18th century double-hemisphere world map

BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis.

Mappe-Monde Dressée pour l'étude de la Geographie...
Paris, Desnos, 1786. Original colour. 280 x 315mm.

Double-hemisphere world map, with a decorative title cartouche & separately-printed frame-like border.

Points of interest include: the uncertain coastlines of New Zealand and eastern Australia despite Cook's mapping fifteen years before; the 'Mer de l'Ouest' in North America; and the Island of Yeso above Japan.


Stock ID : 17559

£400

£400

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