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Publisher: JAILLOT, H. / DESNOS
Title: Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale. . .
Published in: Paris, 1786
Size: 17.8 x 25.4 inches.
45.2 x 64.5 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Waterstaining, few minor marginal tears. Fair condition. Fleur de lis, crossed out during French revolution.
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MAP OF THE WORLD DEDICATED TO THE KING. Large map of the world in two hemispheres, in a stereographic projection. California is connected to the mainland, rather than appearing as an island. New Zealand, Australia and Antarctica are all partially engraved.
Shirley mentions states of the plate dated 1700 and 1706, but gives no locations. This map is dated 1719.
With title in a panel across the head, imprint in a decorative cartouche with mermaids and dolphins at the foot, and dedication to the King (crossed out in pencil), under the royal arms supported by 2 angels, 1 with a trumpet. Continents in contrasting outline colours.

Including the travels of Captain Cook.

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