Auction 111, Lot 36

"Continent Meridional Australe ou Antarctique", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.2 x 5.7 inches
10.7 x 14.5 cm

A circular south-polar projection depicting the continents with partial coastlines for Antarctica, Australia and New Zealand. Includes the southern portions of Africa and South America.

References: Tooley (AUS) Ant-34.

Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression with lovely coloring on hand laid paper with wide margins. A few worm holes at lower left corner, well away from map, which is fine.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/8/2005