World Africa Europe Asia giant Southern continent 1672 Mallet miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(World map- Eastern Hemisphere).
Issued 1719, Paris by Mallet.
Charming small 18th century map. Engraved with lovely hand color.
Note the huge apocryphal southern continent, Australia is joined to New Guinea.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 7 7/8"H x 6 1/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 5 3/4"H x 3 4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3, pp. 196.