Auction 117, Lot 161

"Floride", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Southern United States

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de L'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.5 x 6 inches
11.4 x 15.2 cm

This small map of the South is based largely on the earlier maps of Sanson and Duval. It provides good detail from the Mississippi Valley to Florida, retaining the spurious May Lake and an incorrect location and course of the Mississippi River. A drape style title cartouche adorns the map.

References: Cumming (SE) #106.

Condition: B

Some minor soil, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/6/2006

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