Auction 112, Lot 88

"Amerique Septentrionale", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North America

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication: Beschreibung des ganzen welt-kreisses…

Color: Black & White

4.5 x 6 inches
11.4 x 15.2 cm

Charming miniature map of the North American continent featuring part of the island of California. The Great Lakes are open-ended in the west and called Mer Douce and there is a north-south range of mountains called Mont de Saula. Title in drape-style cartouche. Second state, with the Barania R not labeled in Mexico.

References: McLaughlin #81-2.

Condition: B

Couple of unobtrusive spots. Brown paper hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/28/2005