Auction 109, Lot 28

"Mappemonde ou Description du Globe Terrestre", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: World

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 6.2 inches
30.5 x 15.7 cm

Small double hemisphere world with a completely blank western coastline of North America and partially mapped Australia and New Zealand. This is the first state, engraved by Lattre.

References: Pedley #5.

Condition: A

Top margin shaved nearly to neatline as issued.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/1/2004

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