Auction 103, Lot 42

"Continent Septentrional", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1684 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

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: McLaughlin #82-1.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/11/2003