Auction 110, Lot 77

"Amerique Septentrionale", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North America

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l' Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.5 x 6 inches
11.4 x 15.2 cm

Charming miniature map of the continent with the island of California shown only to about the 40 dig. north. The Great Lakes are open-ended in the west and called Mer Douche and there is a north-south range of mountains called Monte de Saul. First state, with the Baron R labeled in Mexico.

References: McLaughlin #81-2

Condition: A+

Crisp, dark impression on fine hand laid paper with original margins. Well applied later hand coloring.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/2/2005