Maps, World map with two hemispheres, Polar map, with crosses for missed ships
"Carte Magnétique des deux Hemisphères". Copper etching ca 1780. Modern hand coloring.
This map shows the two polar regions and bordering countries. Notice that the polar regions were still somewhat unknown. The are many small crosses in the oceans for missed ships or shipwrecks.
Original antique print
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Map has folds to fit book size. some rubbing along folds. Repairs on margin edges on fold lines. Repair in upper right corner and on right margin side. This crease reaching from upper margin edge to title. Overall condition is otherwise Good.
64 x 97 cm ( 25.1 x 38.1 ")
Diameter of circles: 48 cm (18.8") interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design