Auction 101, Lot 47

"Continent Septentrional", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1719 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

Miniature map of the North Pole on an azimuth equidistant polar projection with only the landmass outlines shown and named. The northern tip of the Island of California is shown, as well as Terre de Jesso, which is prominently named.

References: cf. McLaughlin #82-2.

Condition: A

Very faint foxing mostly in margins, still very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/4/2002

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