Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement Les Terres Arctiques

DELISLE, Guillaume

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Place Published: Amsterdam
Publisher: J. Covens et C. Mortier

Description: Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 18 1/8" x 17 7/8".

Comments: Beautifully detailed map of the Northern Hemisphere, circa 1730. One of the most accurate depictions of the world at the time, Delisle correctly depicts California as a peninsula, though much of Eastern Asia, Russia and North America is yet unexplored. Toning and creasing to left and right edges. A few small tears to edges. Full original margins.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 214379


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By This Author: DELISLE, Guillaume
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