Auction 113, Lot 55

"[Lot of 2] Continent Meridional Austral ou Antarctique [and] La Voye Laictee Pole Antarctique", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: South Pole & Celestial

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 5.8 inches
10.2 x 14.7 cm

Pair of miniature maps. First is 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. Second is a celestial chart showing the southern sky with eleven major constellations named.

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Condition: B

Bit of insignificant soil, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/7/2005

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