Auction 122, Lot 37

"Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale de toutes les parties du Globe, corrigee et augmentee des Decouvertes du Cap. Cook, de celles de la Perouse en 1801, de Vancouver, de Mackensie en 1802, auxquelles sont ajoutees celles faites dans la Mer du Sud…", Delamarche, Charles Francois

Subject: World

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.3 x 9.4 inches
38.9 x 23.9 cm

This copper engraved map of the world is drawn on Mercator's projection. Considering the scale, there is good detail of political boundaries, watershed and islands of the world. Notations in the Arctic discuss recent explorations. Title cartouche notes that Delamarche is the successor to Robert de Vaugondy.

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Condition: A+

Some light, scattered soil in margins and a very small weak spot in the paper not affecting image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/5/2007

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