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Publisher: SANSON,N./ BASSET
Title: Mappe-Monde géo-hydrographique ou description génerale du globe. . . Des nouvelles découvertes, faites par . . . Cook, Bougainville . . .
Published in: Paris, 1782
   
Size: 21.5 x 35.4 inches.
54.7 x 90.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: Two joined sheets, paper slightly browned and cut on the neat line. Dark impression.
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World in two hemispheres, showing Tasmania still joined to Australia's main land. With a colour key in bottom to the voyages of Cook, Clarke, Fourneaux, Bougainville, Yves de Kerguelen-Trémarec, many other voyages are drawn in.
The map is of interest for the use of Mer de Corée," for the sea between Korea and Japan.

The map is also of interest for the depiction of Cook's third voyage (1776-1779) who was after his death completed by Clerke. The map shows the discoveries along the North West coast of America and Bering Strait, although not accurately.
In each corner a representation of the four continents.
In top the title cartouche with the name of the compiler Louis Denis (1725-1794) who is giving credit to Sanson.




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SANSON,N./ BASSET - Mappe-Monde géo-hydrographique ou description génerale du globe. . . Des nouvelles découvertes, faites par . . . Cook, Bougainville . . .
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