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Venice: Vincenzo Coronelli. Map. Engraving with hand color. Sheet measures 19.5" x 26.25". This lovely map of the Eastern Hemisphere was issued by Vincenzo Coronelli in circa 1691. The map covers the continents of Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia in detail and includes the discoveries made by Abel Tasman in Australia. The map is cartographically based on Coronelli's large gores from 1688, which were themselves derived from the manuscript globes constructed for Louis XI in 1683. An early mapping of.....
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society, 1932. Map. Full-color lithograph. 19.5 x 26.25 inches. Shows some light wear along original fold lines. In very good condition. Azimuthal Equidistant Projection executed by Albert Bumstead and James Darley. Appeared in the October, 1932 issue of National Geographic Magazine. Includes insets of the Antarctic Archipelago, Byrd's South Pole Flight, and King Edward VII Land and Part of Marie Byrd Land. Parts of the inset maps were constructed using aerial photographs.