World Map in Two Hemispheres Australia Van Diemen's Land 1798 early American mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of the World from the Best Authorities.
(World Map in Two Hemispheres, Western Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere, North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Holland).
Issued c. 1798-1800, Boston by Thomas & Andrews for Morse.
Late 18th- early 19th century engraved map from the early American Republic which still depicts Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) attached to Australia.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, various types of toning and light offsetting as seen, couple small short closed splits to foldlines ends on revers, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 3/8" H x 14 1/2" W.
Engraved area measures c. 7" H x 13 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.