Auction 101, Lot 35

"Mappe Monde ou Carte Generale de l'Univers d'apres une projection nouvelle d'une sphere ovale pour mieux faire connaitre les distances entre l'Europe et l'Amerique", Lotter, Mathias Albrecht

Subject: World

Period: 1787 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
36.2 x 18.3 inches
91.9 x 46.5 cm

Very large and impressive map on an oval projection based on D'Anville's wall map of 1761 and updated to include the recent discoveries of Captain Cook. One of the best maps to show Cook's three voyages in great detail. Engraved by George Frederic Lotter. Two sheets joined.

References:

Condition: B

Some minor surface soil.

Estimate: $1,500 - $1,700

Unsold

Closed on 12/4/2002

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