Auction 116, Lot 52

"[Lot of 2] Mappe Monde, sur le Plan de l'Equateur. Hemisphere Septentrional [and] Mappe Monde sur un Plan Horisontal. Situe a 45d. de Latitude Nord. Hemisphere Oriental.", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

The first chart shows the Northern Hemisphere centered on the North Pole. Left and right of the map are climate tables and in the lower right is a Parallel Sphere. The Sandwich Islands are named and Alaska is beginning to take shape. Engraved by Andre. The second chart shows mostly the Eastern Hemisphere but also includes the North Pole and part of North America.

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Condition: A

Some worming in blank margins, not affecting maps.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/20/2006

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