Auction 113, Lot 372

"Decowerte de la Groenlande", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North Atlantic - Greenland

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

Interesting map showing most of Greenland, Iceland and part of Britain and Norway. A small coastline of Terre de Spitzberg is seen at right. Four ships sailing the Mer Glaciale and a curtain-style cartouche decorate the map. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Light damp stains in margins.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/7/2005

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