Auction 104, Lot 93

"L'Amerique Suivant les Dernieres Observations de l'Academie Royale des Sciences", Macquart

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.5 x 6.9 inches
14 x 17.5 cm

Small map of the Americas with California as an Island. The simple map shows the major political divisions with very few place names. Terre Australe still appears below Tierra del Fuego. Apparently a derivative of Denise Macquart's map, although it does not match exactly with McLaughlin's description. This example has page 333 in upper left and has the complete title Mer du Nord.

References: McLaughlin #73.

Condition: A

Folding as issued. Small tear on binding side just touches neat line, archival tape on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/10/2003

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