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FER, N. de - Mappe-Monde ou carte Universelle..

FER, N. de -  Mappe-Monde ou carte Universelle..
FER, N. de - Mappe-Monde ou carte Universelle..
Date: Paris, 1705
Size: 226 x 338 mm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition: Wide margins. Good and dark impression.

Description

Uncommon world map in Mercator's projection, which first appeared in De Fer's Atlas Curieux.
Showing California as an island. Engraved by C.Inselin.
Shows the explorer's routes around the world and a host of other interesting features, including incomplete coastlines for New Zealand and Australia and a the NW Coast of America, hidden behind its decorative title cartouche.
The map has an updated privilege to the King, "1705", another more common edition is known with the date 1702.
900€
  • Reference N°: 30280
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