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L' Hemisphere meridional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Arctiques

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David Rumsey Map Collection,

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Engraved hand colored in outline first edition of De L'Isle's important map of the Southern Hemisphere, and an early map of the South Polar regions, by the French map maker Guillaume De Isle, published by Covens and Mortier. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the routes of the major exploration in the 16th and 17th Centuries, including Magellan, Mendana, Quiros and Gallegos, Le Maire, Halley, Dampier, S. Louis, and Tasman. Includes explanation text, describing Lozier Bouvet's voyage. Visscher's Atlas minor, printed by Petrus Schenk and Reinier & Iosua Ottens. Atlas consists of hand colored title page, engraved by Ger. de Lairesse, and manuscript index page, listing 23 maps, double page engraved hand colored in outline, by Visscher, Schenk, Mortier, Ottens, F. Zuerner, H. Jaillot, Delisle, G. and L. Valk, and De Witt. Including: a double-hemispheric world, northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere, maps of the continents (Europe, Asia, Africa, and America), followed by maps of European regions (including Russia), and a map of the Holy Land. Atlas lacks sheet no. 17 (Hungaria ... ). Maps are in Latin, French and Dutch. Maps are undated, except the the map of L' Hemisphere Septentrional, dated 1740, map of Poland, dated 1734, and map of Terra sancta, dated 1659. Bound in half vellum over marbled paper covered boards. Not in Koeman

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FONTE : Nicolaum Visscher. Amsterdam