Auction 102, Lot 42

"Globe de Mella [on sheet with] Globe de Posidonius [and] Globe de Ptolomee", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1719 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 5.2 inches
10.2 x 13.2 cm

An interesting engraving with three different depictions of the Old World. Top is a hemisphere showing a huge southern continent. Middle is an elliptical projection and at bottom is a Ptolemaic projection. Included is a German text leaf describing the engraving.

References:

Condition: A

Foxing in margins and some residual ink inside plate.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/5/2003

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