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LE ROUGE, Georges-Louis.
Mappe Monde qui Comprend les Nouvelles découvertes faites jusqu'a ce jour.
Paris, 1748. Coloured. 225 x 300mm. Narrow margins top and bottom. A highly decorative world map with scenes representing the four continents in the corners. On the map California has rejoined the mainland and further north the expeditions of the Russian Aleksei Chirikov to Alaska are marked, despite only happening seven years before the date on the map. In the other sphere the eastern coastline of Australia is unbroken from New Guinea south to Tasmania via Espiritu Santo.
Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps [London, United Kingdom]
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