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Lot 412
By: Jacques Chiquet
Subject: Europe
Date: 1719 (dated)

Publication: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et Historique

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 8.8 x 6.6 inches
         22.4 x 16.8 cm

    This charming small map of Europe is based on the geography of Guillaume Delisle. The Prime Meridian is shown as the Ferro meridian that was established in the year 1634 by the French king Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu. This meridian was chosen because Ferro island is the most western position of the Old World.

Condition Description: A clean, bright example on watermarked paper with a couple of unobtrusive spots and several minute worm holes only visible when held to light.

Ref: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #43-3.

$140.00 - $170.00

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