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Antique Maps by Melchisedech Thévenot


Melchisedech Thévenot (1620-1692)

A traveller and author of books on the early voyayes of discovery, Thévenot produced some striking perhaps not always his own work but no less interesting because of that. In particular, his map of Australia the first by a Frenchman, showed the continents uninterrupted eastern coastline and the latest information on Tasman's voyages.

Issued in Relations de divers Voyages Curieux 1663-96:

Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, (Terre Australe découverte l'an 1644)
Kingdom of the Great Mogul

(Moreland and Bannister)



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