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Publisher: WETSEIN, R / G.
Title: Platte Kaart van de geheele Werelt.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1730
   
Size: 14.6 x 17.9 inches.
37.0 x 45.5 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: Lower margin cut short and just shaving the outer scale border in the lower left corner. Lower margin reinstalled, overall very good. Printed on heavy paper.
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This scarce and unusual map of the world is derived from Pierre Mortier's Carte General du Monde of 1700. The map is on Mercator's projection and depicts California as an island. Above the island the coastline stretches directly west ending just at the map's border.
The northeast coastline of Asia is lacking Kamchatka and Japan is depicted connected to 't Land van Yedso. Australia and New Zealand are only partially mapped.
Numerous exploration routes are shown with their respective discoveries. Above the map are two additional double hemispheres, including one on a polar projection, flanking the decorative title cartouche that includes two angels.
Engraved by Jacob Keyzer.
Reference: Shirley, World 622.



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