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World Map with Arctic Circle Discoveries. 1794 by Vaugondy/ Delamarche
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  • Title: World Map with Arctic Circle Discoveries. 1794 by Vaugondy/ Delamarche
  • Date/Period: 1794
  • Materials: Hand colored copper plate engraved
  • Size: 16 x 11 1/2"

    Interesting map shows the world on Mercator projection. Makes special mention of discoveries of the far north, Spitzbergen 1596, Greenland 982, what most likely is Baffin Island called "Isla James", 1631, being the dates given of each. Southern South America is called "Terre Magellanique". Australia is shown without Tasmania. No Antarctica, while the Pacific Northwest is far better described in great detail, Alaska is named but for an small peninsula. While certain fictional lakes and rivers are shown, in attempts to still hint at a northwest passage. Many islands named in the Pacific, Hawaii is called Sandwich Islands, shows a new independent United States. 1794 edition by Robert de Vaugondy/ Delamarche, from "Nouvel Atlas Portatif", posthumously published. Vaugondy was appointed geographer to the king Louis IV in 1760. Hand colored copper plate engraved. 16 x 11 1/2". Authenticity Guaranteed.

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  • Title: World Map with Arctic Circle Discoveries. 1794 by Vaugondy/ Delamarche
  • Date/Period: 1794
  • Materials: Hand colored copper plate engraved
  • Size: 16 x 11 1/2"

    Interesting map shows the world on Mercator projection. Makes special mention of discoveries of the far north, Spitzbergen 1596, Greenland 982, what most likely is Baffin Island called "Isla James", 1631, being the dates given of each. Southern South America is called "Terre Magellanique". Australia is shown without Tasmania. No Antarctica, while the Pacific Northwest is far better described in great detail, Alaska is named but for an small peninsula. While certain fictional lakes and rivers are shown, in attempts to still hint at a northwest passage. Many islands named in the Pacific, Hawaii is called Sandwich Islands, shows a new independent United States. 1794 edition by Robert de Vaugondy/ Delamarche, from "Nouvel Atlas Portatif", posthumously published. Vaugondy was appointed geographer to the king Louis IV in 1760. Hand colored copper plate engraved. 16 x 11 1/2". Authenticity Guaranteed.

    Reserve: 300

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of 11 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from New York.

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    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

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