Mappe-monde ou description du globe terrestre: assujettie aux observations astronomiques.

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Map shows the eastern and western hemipheres of the globe with six continents and major cities; Australia as "Nouvelle Hollande" with a vague southern coast hoined with [modern-day] Tasmania; hand-drawn sailing route [presumably that of Captain James Cook] is also shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:80 000 000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 23 cm. in diam. on sheet 33 x 49 cm.

Creation Information

Janvier, Jean Denis 1782.

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  • Chez Lattré
    Publisher Info: Graveur
    Place of Publication: Paris, France

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  • Main Title: Mappe-monde ou description du globe terrestre: assujettie aux observations astronomiques.
  • Parallel Title: World map or globe description: subject to astronomical observations.

Description

Map shows the eastern and western hemipheres of the globe with six continents and major cities; Australia as "Nouvelle Hollande" with a vague southern coast hoined with [modern-day] Tasmania; hand-drawn sailing route [presumably that of Captain James Cook] is also shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:80 000 000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 23 cm. in diam. on sheet 33 x 49 cm.

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In upper right corner: No. 1.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1782

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  • Aug. 15, 2020, 1 a.m.

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Janvier, Jean Denis. Mappe-monde ou description du globe terrestre: assujettie aux observations astronomiques., map, 1782; Paris, France. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251727/: accessed September 21, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.