Auction 126, Lot 29

"Mappe-Monde ou Carte Universelle", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: World

Period: 1714 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.4 x 9 inches
34 x 22.9 cm

Appealing world map presented on Mercator's projection with the island of California. Only part of the northern and western coastlines of Australia appears, as well as parts of Tasmania and New Zealand. Decorated with three attractive cartouches, one that includes national flags and navigation tools.

References:

Condition: B+

There are some light stains in the map.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/3/2008

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