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Description

Striking double hemisphere map of the World, with allegorical vignettes of the continents in the corners and 10 astronomical diagrams in panels at sides.

The map shows a large Bay of the West and Northwest Passage. Incomplee Australia and New Zealand, pre-dating Cook's first Voyage. No information (real or conjectural) is shown for the Southern polar land mass.

Condition Description
Flattened and archivally backed to support several old folds splits and tears.