Auction 125, Lot 28

"Mappe-Monde, Planisphere ou Carte Generale du Monde", La Feuille, Daniel de

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 5 inches
21.1 x 12.7 cm

This attractive small double hemisphere map features the island of California, a large landmass in Antarctica, and a partially mapped Australia. The continents are simply outlined with major rivers and lakes delineated. In North America there is a large, ill-defined body of water in the Great Lakes region. In the North Pacific the T. de Jesso coastline stretches between Asia and North America. The Great Wall is shown in China.

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Condition: B+

Folding as issued. There are a couple of small spots in the title, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/24/2008

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