Auction 125, Lot 36

"L'Ancien Monde et le Nouveau en deux Hemispheres", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 8.3 inches
40.6 x 21.1 cm

Attractive double hemisphere world map. In North America, the United States is named and confined along the eastern seaboard. The entire western region is blank with the only place name being Cape Mendocino. There is a large group on islands in the North Pacific including Alaschka in the vicinity of Alaska. Tasmania is attached to Australia; both islands in New Zealand are depicted.

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Condition: B+

There are a couple very faint spots, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/24/2008

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