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Auction 108, Lot 88

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

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Geographie universelle…

Color: Black & White

5.4 x 7 inches
13.7 x 17.8 cm
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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

Issued folded, now pressed and backed with light Japanese tissue. A tiny spot at fold intersection and a couple of printer's creases.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 9/29/2004