Auction 100, Lot 82

"Carte Generale et Politique de l'Amerique", Mentelle, Edme

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1802 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 13 inches
41.9 x 33 cm

Interesting map of the Western Hemisphere on an azimuthal projection. It extends to cover most of the Pacific with good detail of the various islands and includes parts of Europe and Africa. The United States is shown with its western border on the Mississippi River and the west is largely blank. Title in block cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2002

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