World map - Cassini
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World map

"Mappa Mondo o Descrizione Generale del Globo Terraqueo ..."

Decorative world map in two hemisheres, with a title cartouche and four allegorical depictions of the continents at the corners. With the discoveries of Captain James Cook.

Hand coloured copper engraving by Giovanni Maria Cassini, from 'Atlante Geografico Universale', Rome 1792-1801, 34 x 45 cm.

Good condition, paper somewhat brownish.