Auction 102, Lot 85

"Carte du Nouveau Continent selon sa plus grande longeur diametrale depuis la Riv. de la Plata jusqu'au dela du Lac des Assiniboins", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Naturelle

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 8.5 inches
17.8 x 21.6 cm

An interesting little map with the North-South and East-West axes at oblique angles to the continents. In North America the Pacific Northwest coastline is not depicted and a series of rivers and lakes make up a Northwest Passage.

References: Pedley #18.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $140

Unsold

Closed on 3/5/2003

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