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Carte Generale Du Globe Terrestre

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Carte Generale Du Globe Terrestre : N. De Fer

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An uncommon and attractive miniature double hemisphere World map summarising European geographic knowledge in the second half of the seventeenth century. Engraved by Liebaux for Nicolas de Fer, the map shows an island California, Australia and the Pacific after Tasman and hints at the remaining belief in a Great Southern Continent.
region: World Maps
mapmaker: N. De Fer  
place and date of publication: Paris 1678-
medium and colour: copperplate, Original colour
size in mm: 135 by 170mm (5.25 by 6.75 inches).
ref: 38144
literature: Shirley, Mapping Of The World, 484.

Price: £ 280

 
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