"NOUVELLE CARTE D'ANGLETERRE, D'ECOSSE ET d'IRLANDE, AVEC DES INSTRUCTIONS POUR CONNOITRE LES DIFFERENTS ETATS DE LA COURONNE D'ANGLETERRE, ASIE, AFRIQUE, ET AMERIQUE". The plate includes two large insets of the hemispheres showing the full extent of the British Empire's dominance throughout the world.
The island of California, a partial coastline of New Zealand and a remnant of the coastline of the mythical southern continent are shown in the Western Hemisphere. While on the map of the Eastern Hemisphere only part of Australia remains to be completely mapped. The large map of Britain is nicely detailed and the sheet includes numerous tables of relative information.
At top left and right are the royal coats of arms of Britain, England, Scotland and Ireland. His famous work is the "Atlas Historique", published in seven volumes.
Originally published in Amsterdam between 1705 and 1720 by L'Honoré et Châtelain, L'Atlas Historique was corrected, increased and republished until 1739, the date of the fourth and last edition. This encyclopedic work explains the history and the genealogy of the continents, with the geography, cosmography, topography, heraldry, and ethnography. The text is from Nicolas Gueudeville, a French geographer. Henri Chatelain represents the golden age of French cartography.
66,5 x 56,5 cm / 25,9 x 22 inches. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected.
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