1786 – L. Brion – Hemisphere Occidental


Title:                      “Hémisphère Occidental​”

​Nice antique copper engraved map of the Western Hemisphere showing explorers routes with dates, an early New Zealand and one very curious anomaly. The North/West Coast of America has been updated to include the entire western coastline above Capo Mendocino, Capo Blanco and the Bay of the West are shown too.

Cartographer:      Louis Brion De La Tour (1743-1803)
Sheet size:           28,5 x 39,2 cm ( 13,2″ x 20″ )
Year:                    1786
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition! Original colors, on strong paper with original watermark. Slightly trimmed at the top, just affecting the printed borders, but not the map image.

This is a genuine antique map published in 1786 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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