1775 MAPPA TOTIUS MUNDI Double Hemisphere World Map by Tobias Lotter (LM12)

1775 MAPPA TOTIUS MUNDI Double Hemisphere World Map by Tobias Lotter (LM12)

1775 MAPPA TOTIUS MUNDI Double Hemisphere World Map by Tobias Lotter (LM12)

1775 MAPPA TOTIUS MUNDI Double Hemisphere World Map by Tobias Lotter (LM12). MAPPA TOTIUS MUNDI Adornata juxta Observationes Dnn Academiae Regalis..... Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, published by TC Lotter in Augsburg in 1775. The map shows an number of early conjectural coastlines, including an incomplete coastline for Australia and New Guinea, New Zealand, the Northwest Coast of America, Northeast Coast of Asia and some interesting conjectural coastal outines in the polar regions.

The Sargasso Sea is also shown very prominently. Several apocryphal contacts with Antarctica are also shown, although Lotter does not attempt to tie these possible discoveries to the unknown southern continent. The map is perhaps most noteworthy for the many early routes of exploration shown, including the routes of.

Delisle also note the curious and often speculative lands many of these explorers discovered including Halley's glaxiers, the Isle de Saxembourg of Lindermann Holl, David Anglois' discover in the south pacific Easter Island? The Sargasso Sea, the Grand Banks and the glaciers of the Antarctic are also noted.

There is some minor re-enforcement to the reverse in the bottom right margin. Size approx 68cm x 53cm. He engraved many of the maps published by Matthaus Seutter, to whose daughter Lotter was married. He took over Seutter's business in 1756.

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1775 MAPPA TOTIUS MUNDI Double Hemisphere World Map by Tobias Lotter (LM12)