1780 Bonne - MERCATOR WORLD MAP - hand coloured engraved map
"Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator"
From Bonne's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du Globe Terrestre. Paris, 1780.
Size: 8.4 x 12.5 inches; 21.3 x 31.8 cm
Copper engraved map of the world with the direction of ocean currents shown throughout with little arrows. Alaska, here 'Alaschka', is depicted as an island and Tasmania is still attached to a truncated Australia.