Auction 114, Lot 85

"Mappe-Monde sur le Plan d un Meridien. Hemisphere Occidental", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.3 x 9 inches
33.8 x 22.9 cm

Nice copper engraved map of the Americas including good detail of islands in both the Atlantic and the Pacific, including the Sandwich Islands and New Zealand. Alaska is approximately the correct shape reflecting Cook's discoveries. Diagrams at bottom show the climate zones and a fine wind rose.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/1/2006

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