World- Southern Hemisphere

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1306Coming Soon!DetailsBonne, Rigobert1787
Antique Pre-Antarctica Southern Polar Projection
Bonne, Rigobert
1787
$325.00Bonne--RigobertAntique-Pre-Antarctica-Southern-Polar-ProjectionEarly antique South polar projection covering from the South Pole to the Equator. Produced by Bonne before the dimensions of continental Antarctica were known. This colorful antique map includes Australia (Nouvelle Hollande) and New Guinea. <br></br> Crisply and finely engraved to include mountain ranges and numerous place names with islands given extra coverage. Surrounded by two tables showing the distance corresponding to one degree at different latitudes. Published in Paris in 1787. Plate 23.
1275Coming Soon!DetailsWalch, Johann1803
Antique Southern Hemisphere polar view.
Walch, Johann
1803
$135.00Walch--JohannAntique-Southern-Hemisphere-polar-view-Attractive antique hand-colored <b>polar view</b> of the Southern Hemisphere. Perhaps most surprising about this copper-plate engraved polar map to modern eyes is the lack of an Antarctic Continent with its ice, which was not discovered by Europeans until much later. Published by Johann Walch, in his rare "Allgemeiner Atlas Nach den bewährsten Hülfsmittelnā€¦", Augsburg, Germany, 1803. <br></br> Land details of this old map of the Southern Hemisphere include Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania), attached to Australia; Magellan's Land (Patagonia); Cook Strait in New Zealand; and Sandwich Land (not the Hawaiian Islands), discovered by Cook in 1775 and now the South Sandwich Islands. Notes the Amazon River, Congo, Madagascar, Paraguay, New Guinea, Java, and Borneo.