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Auction 100, Lot 32

"The World from the Best Authorities", Anon.

Subject: World

Period: 1790 (circa)


Color: Black & White

15 x 7.7 inches
38.1 x 19.6 cm

Nice double hemisphere with oval central title cartouche. The coastline of New Zealand is fully delineated, Tasmania is still attached to Australia, no sign of Antarctica except for Bouvet's Cape Circumcision, and numerous Pacific islands located. Western North America is labeled New Albion and includes the West River and Pikes Lake. The United States extends only to the Mississippi River.


Condition: B

Good impression. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/12/2002