C1714
 (1745)

Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova/ auctore Guillelmo de L'Isle e Regia Scientiarum Academia et Christianissimi Francorum Regis Geographo primario......

Large scale c.18th map of the eastern hemisphere by Guillaume Delisle, with Australia shown according the two voyages of Abel Tasman 1642-1644. This issue by Buache dated at lower right 1745. From, de l’Isle, G. Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova/ auctore Guillelmo de L’Isle e Regia Scientiarum Academia et Christianissimi Francorum Regis Geographo primario……

Date:

C1714
 (1745)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued. Very wide margins.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

500mm 
x 510mm

Paper Size: 

785mm 
x 540mm
AUTHENTICITY
Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova/ auctore Guillelmo de L'Isle e Regia Scientiarum Academia et Christianissimi Francorum Regis Geographo primario...... - Antique Map from 1714

Genuine antique
dated:

1745

Description:

Large scale c.18th map of the eastern hemisphere by Guillaume Delisle, with Australia shown according the two voyages of Abel Tasman 1642-1644.

This issue by Buache dated at lower right 1745.

From, de l’Isle, G. Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties du monde.  Amsterdam.

 

References:
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici. Amsterdam 1967. Volumes I-V: M 7..

Collections:
David Rumsey Collection: List No: 4764.001

Guillaume de L'Isle (1675 - 1726)

L'Isle was the leading French cartographer of the C18th and renowned for the accuracy of his maps. He studied under Jean Cassini and from an early age showed his talent. At the age of 27 Delisle was admitted to the Academie Royale des Sciences and by 1718 he had been made the Royal Geographer. His maps reflect his scientific approach to map making by including the most up to date cartographic information as well as the use of new astronomical information. Where he was unable to verify information conclusively, he would note the fact on his maps.

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