Auction 106, Lot 23

"Le Globe Terrestre Represente en Deux Plans-Hemispheres…", Chiquet, Jacques

Subject: World

Period: 1729 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 6.4 inches
21.6 x 16.3 cm

Small double hemisphere world map featuring the Island of California and a Northwest Passage. There is little interior detail with only major nations named. Ter. de Jesso appears off the east coast of Asia, Australia is incomplete and still attached to New Guinea, the west coast of New Zealand appears, and there is still a partial coastline for Terres Australes. Decorative title cartouche and French text surrounds the map.

References:

Condition: B

Couple of faint spots, else very good.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/3/2004

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