Auction 127, Lot 17

"Globe Terrestre [on sheet with] Carte ou Planisphere General du Monde", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: World

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 5.6 inches
10.2 x 14.2 cm

An interesting sheet with four different depictions of the world. At top is a sphere focusing on the Atlantic Ocean. At center are two globes, each partially split in two. At bottom is a double hemisphere map showing the island of California. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

There is some faint offsetting at left, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/25/2009

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