Auction 126, Lot 80

"Amerique Septentrionale et Meridionale", Expilly, Jean Joseph Georges, Abbe d'

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1777 (circa)

Publication: Le Geographie Manuel

Color: Hand Color

3.5 x 5 inches
8.9 x 12.7 cm

This miniature map of the hemisphere delineates the major divisions on the southern continent with dotted lines. A small cartouche covers the unknown northwestern part of North America with a note concerning the discoveries of Admiral de Fuentes. Many interesting place names and rivers are noted.


Condition: B+

Very nice later color and a bright impression on a sheet with original margins. Issued folding, now pressed with some folds creased. The binding trim has been replaced, not affecting image.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/3/2008