Auction 106, Lot 19

"Mappe-Monde ou Carte Universelle", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: World

Period: 1705 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.4 x 9 inches
34 x 22.9 cm

Appealing world map on Mercator's projection with the Island of California. Only part of the western coastline of Australia appears, as well as parts of Tasmania and New Zealand. Decorated with three attractive cartouches, one including national flags and navigation tools.


Condition: A+

Dark, early impression.

Estimate: $700 - $750

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/3/2004