Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints

Mappe Monde, sur le plan de l'equateur, Hemisphère Septentrional André, Gaspard, active 1768-1801

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Copper plate engraved print with added hand-coloured outlining. Map depicts the major continent landmasses as known, and indicates a possible northwest passage. Additional inclusions are a climate chart (left) and a global cross-section chart indicating both poles, the tropics and equator.

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