Auction 106, Lot 5

"Introduction a la Geographie Contenant la Geographie Astronomique…", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 20.7 inches
31.8 x 52.6 cm

In lower section of this title page is a very interesting double hemisphere world map. The map is printed in reverse and features the large Island of California and a remnant of the great Antarctic landmass.

References: McLaughlin TP-7.

Condition: A

Couple of tiny wormholes in blank areas.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/3/2004

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