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A decorative 18th century double-hemisphere world map

HUBNER, Johann.

[Untitled world map.] Tab. I. ad Geograph. et Astronom.
Leipzig: Hubner, c.1760. Coloured. 205 x 240mm.

A double-hemisphere world map, featuring California as an island, the partial outlines of Australia and New Zealand half-a-century before Cook, and Japan with a huge peninsula 'Jedso'.
Around the border are astronomical diagrams, terrestrial and celestial globes, an armillary sphere, putti with surveying instruments, and geographical phenomenon including volcanoes, whirlpools, waterspouts, sunset and a rainbow.
Published in Johann Hubner's 'Staats Zeitungs Lexicon'.


Stock ID : 21750

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Stock Id :21750

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A decorative 18th century double-hemisphere world map

HUBNER, Johann.

[Untitled world map.] Tab. I. ad Geograph. et Astronom.
Leipzig: Hubner, c.1760. Coloured. 205 x 240mm.

A double-hemisphere world map, featuring California as an island, the partial outlines of Australia and New Zealand half-a-century before Cook, and Japan with a huge peninsula 'Jedso'.
Around the border are astronomical diagrams, terrestrial and celestial globes, an armillary sphere, putti with surveying instruments, and geographical phenomenon including volcanoes, whirlpools, waterspouts, sunset and a rainbow.
Published in Johann Hubner's 'Staats Zeitungs Lexicon'.


Stock ID : 21750

£600

£600

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