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A late 18th century double-hemisphere world map

MOITHEY, Maurille Antoine.

Indication Nautique des principaux espaces de l'Ocean, ou le flux et reflux est plus ou moins sensible.
Paris, c.1770. Coloured. 290 x 415mm.

Trimmed within plate at top, narrow margins elsewhere.

A late 18th century double hemisphere map of the world, published prior to Cook's first voyage. In the Western Hemisphere the mythical 'Mer de l'Ouest' and discoveries of de Font are shown in North America, and Tasman's New Zealand is part of a great Southern Continent. as are Jesso and Companie Land above Japan. In the Eastern Hemisphere the east coast of Australia is conjecturally joined via Tasmania, Espiritu Santo (Vanutu) and Jesso and Companie Land are shown north of Japan.
This map, drawn and engraved by Moithey with lettering engraved by Herault, appeared in Etienne Andre Philippe de Pretot's 'Atlas Universel'.


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Stock Id :22477

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A late 18th century double-hemisphere world map

MOITHEY, Maurille Antoine.

Indication Nautique des principaux espaces de l'Ocean, ou le flux et reflux est plus ou moins sensible.
Paris, c.1770. Coloured. 290 x 415mm.

Trimmed within plate at top, narrow margins elsewhere.

A late 18th century double hemisphere map of the world, published prior to Cook's first voyage. In the Western Hemisphere the mythical 'Mer de l'Ouest' and discoveries of de Font are shown in North America, and Tasman's New Zealand is part of a great Southern Continent. as are Jesso and Companie Land above Japan. In the Eastern Hemisphere the east coast of Australia is conjecturally joined via Tasmania, Espiritu Santo (Vanutu) and Jesso and Companie Land are shown north of Japan.
This map, drawn and engraved by Moithey with lettering engraved by Herault, appeared in Etienne Andre Philippe de Pretot's 'Atlas Universel'.


Stock ID : 22477

£450

£450

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