Original middle fold as issued. Date : 1782 Overall size : 39 x 27.5 cm. Image size : 33.5 x 21.5 cm. Description: Antique map titled'Carte Reduite des Terres et des Mers du Globe Terrestre.
World map on Mercator's projection. Greenland and the Arctic are attached to North America. The most interesting features are the large inland sea in the Pacific Northwest with its outlet named Canal du Roi George and a river connecting it to Hudson Bay. Above this is another large lake with a huge river flowing to the Pacific at Is. Australia is named Nouvelle Hollande and includes Terre de Diemen.
Numerous small islands are shown throughout the world. Originates from "Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse", 1782.
Artists and Engravers: Made by'Perrier' after'Rigobert Bonne'. Rigobert Bonne, (1727 - 1795), was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century. He succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the French Depôt de la Marine. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".
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