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Lot 18
By: Allain Manesson Mallet
Subject: Western Hemisphere - America
Date: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 4.1 x 5.8 inches
         10.5 x 14.8 cm

    This is the second of three similar miniature maps of the Americas drawn in a hemispheric projection in Description de l'Univers. California is depicted as an island on the Briggs model, with a flat northern coast. The Solomon Islands dominate the Pacific, and part of the New Zealand coast is shown but not named. Two minutely engraved galleons decorate the map. Page number 235 in upper right corner and French text on verso.

Condition Description: A crisp impression with minor show-through of text on verso and a small paper flaw in top blank margin.

Ref: Burden #559; McLaughlin #85-1; Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET IA, Tome I #86.

$160.00 - $190.00

Sold for: $120.00

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