Double hemisphere world map 1705
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Author: De Fer, Nicholas
Title: Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale de la Terre Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. De l'Academie Royale des Sciences
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1705
Copper-engraved double-hemisphere map of the world. 22.9x33.6 cm. (9x13¼").
Double hemisphere world map surrounded by medallion portraits of important explorers, including Columbus, La Salle, Magellan, Drake, Pere Tachard, Dampier, Vespucci, Marco Polo and Schouten. California is shown as an island, the Great Lakes are not completely formed, nor are Australia, New Zealand and the northeast coast of Asia. Shirley 601.