Auction 107, Lot 73

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

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Geographie universelle…

Color: Hand Color

5.2 x 6.8 inches
13.2 x 17.3 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

Margin extended at binding trim.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/9/2004