ca. 1760 – C. Buffier – MAPPE MONDE


Title:                      “Mappe-Monde

Attractive small double hemisphere original copper engraved map of the world by cartographer Claude Buffier engraved by Faure published in Paris around 1760.  The map shows the Western Hemisphere with California as an island off the western coast of North America. Australia is represented in the Dutch form with Western and Northern Australia outlined and a hint of the west coast of the Cape. Comes from atlas “Geografia Universale del Padre Claudio Buffier”.

Cartographer:          Claude Buffier  (1661 – 1737)
Sheet size:                 20,2 x 16,8 cm
Year:                        ca. 1760
Technique:                  copper engraving

Very good condition! Hand colouring.

This is a genuine antique map published in ca. 1760 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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