Striking large format decorative double hemisphere map of the World. Interesting NW Coast of America, based upon the discoveries of Cook and the Russian Voyages in the mid-18th Century. The proejction of Australia is notable for its lack of a southern coastline and attachment to New Guinea. New Zealand is also based on Cook's discoveires. No sign of the Antarctic Continent. Striking embellishments and rich hand coloring. A nice full color example, with wide clean margins.
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