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Auction 107, Lot 67

"L'Amerique, Meridionale et Septentrionale", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde

Color: Black & White

13 x 8.8 inches
33 x 22.4 cm
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A very attractive copper-engraved map of the Americas with three cartouches and a compass rose. The Island of California has an indented northern coast with Agubela de Cato just to the north of the island. A partial coastline of New Zealand appears beside the title cartouche.

References: McLaughlin #135, Tooley (America) #61; Leighly #105.

Condition: A

On fine paper with large watermark. Issued folding, now pressed. Two light spots.

Estimate: $750 - $950

Sold for: $650

Closed on 6/9/2004