Auction 113, Lot 40

"Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1774 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 8.6 inches
32 x 21.8 cm

Attractive copper engraved map of the world with the direction of ocean currents shown throughout with little arrows. Alaska, here Alaschka, is depicted as an island and Tasmania is still attached to a truncated Australia.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/7/2005

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