Carte Phisique de la Mer Glaciale Arctique
Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Louis Joseph Mondhare
Description: Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Page measures 9" x 12.5".
Comments: Beautiful map of the Northern Hemisphere, showing the mythical Northwest Passage and Bay of the West. Great example of early North American exploration. Prepared circa 1783 by Nolin after the Phillipe Buache map of 1753. Published by Mondhare in "Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'education...", 1791. Minor toning along edges.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Book ID: 214374