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Double Hemisphere World Map - 1774

Venice: 1774.

(Il Mappamondo o sia Descrizione Generale Del Globo) A beautiful engraving in full color of a double-hemisphere world map. The four allegorical figures to the corners represents the four continents. This map shows an update of Cook's mapping of Australia and New Zealand after his first voyage to the South Pacific. Plate is 11 x 15 inches, margin is 16 x 20 inches. Staining to the edges of the margins. Mild water damage to the top edge and the right edge of the margin, none affecting the map area. Else in beautiful, near fine condition. nrfn.

ISBN: none

[Item #MAP00372]

Price: $2,000.00
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