Paris: Louis Joseph Mondhare. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Page measures 9" x 12.5" very good.
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.