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Description: This fine hand coloured original antique twin Hemisphere World map was published by Gabriel Bodenehr in the 1704 edition of Atlas Curieux
A bold border and decorative title cartouche enclose this miniature map of the world. The double hemisphere includes the Island of California, a blank Northwest coast of North America, and partial coastlines for Australia and New Zealand. Tucked between the spheres are two polar projections. (Ref: M&B; Tooley)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy & stable Paper color: - White Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Blue, yellow, green, pink General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 7in x 6in (180mm x 150mm) Paper size: - 6in x 5 1/4in (150mm x 135mm) Margins: - Min 1/4in (6mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - None