Title: L'Hydrographie ou Descriprion de L'Eau c'est a dire des Mers, Golfes, Lacs, Destroits, et Rivieres principales, qui font dans la Surface du Globe Terrestre.
An unusual double hemisphere hydrological map of the world - the earliest of the world prepared by the great French mapmaker Nicolas Sanson.
Of particular interest is the outline of Beach or Australia, which has taken on a more insular form, reflecting a hazy knowledge of current Dutch discoveries, while two different version of New Guinea's coast are shown.
The Distrait d'Anian now just north of the island of California.
Original Outline colour.Professional repair top corners,otherwise good condition.