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Auction 118, Lot 70

"[Lot of 2] North Part of the Globe Corrected from the latest Voyages [and] Southern Hemisphere Corrected from the Latest Voyages", Sherwood, Neely & Jones

Subject: Polar

Period: 1809 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

8 x 10.5 inches
20.3 x 26.7 cm

A matched pair of polar hemispheric maps with very lovely coloring and crisp, early impressions. The southern hemisphere is filled with the tracks of various explorers including those of Captains Cook, Wallis, and Carteret. Antarctica is not delineated, rather the area is labeled "Firm Fields and vast Mountains of Ice." The northern hemisphere names the explorations of Berent, Capt. Phips, Capt. Cook, Mackenzie, and Hearne. Fancy lettering in titles.


Condition: A

Dark, very early impression with wonderful, original coloring. Original margins. Both are fine less a little light toning or foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/6/2007