Auction 129, Lot 465

"Isles Britanniques", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Britain

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 5.7 inches
10.2 x 14.5 cm

This charming small map covers the British Isles and much of the neighboring coastlines of Europe and Norway. There is little detail, showing only the political divisions and the major rivers and lakes. The map is adorned with a sea monster, ships and a drape-style title cartouche. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Map image is fine, a little light toning to upper right portion of margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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