C1674

Mappa Mondo o Vero Carta Generale Del Globo Terrestre Rapresentato in due Planisferi e novamente coretta e in piu parte Aumentts Secondo le Relatione piu recente.

Mapmaker:

Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (1627 - 1691)

Double hemisphere world map after Nicholas Sanson by Giovanni de Rossi the Roman cartographer. This is the first edition of this map from his, &quotMercurio Geographico&quot. Australia and New Zealand are shown with the discoveries made by Abel Tasman on … Read Full Description

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S/N: WM-1674-ROSS-001–184423
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Full Title:

Mappa Mondo o Vero Carta Generale Del Globo Terrestre Rapresentato in due Planisferi e novamente coretta e in piu parte Aumentts Secondo le Relatione piu recente.

Date:

C1674

Mapmaker:

Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (1627 - 1691)

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Original copper engraving with recent hand colouring.

Image Size: 

565mm 
x 385mm
AUTHENTICITY
Mappa Mondo o Vero Carta Generale Del Globo Terrestre Rapresentato in due Planisferi e novamente coretta e in piu parte Aumentts Secondo le Relatione piu recente. - Antique Map from 1674

Genuine antique
dated:

1674

Description:

Double hemisphere world map after Nicholas Sanson by Giovanni de Rossi the Roman cartographer. This is the first edition of this map from his, &quotMercurio Geographico&quot. Australia and New Zealand are shown with the discoveries made by Abel Tasman on his first (1642-3) and second voyages (1644). Antarctica is named Terra Magellanica Australe Incognita. The map is dated 1674 at bottom. Rossi published a second edition of this atlas in 1784 and in that edition there are no changes to the cartography of Australia.

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