Auction 132, Lot 34

"The World; for the Illustration of the Abbe Gaultier's Geographical Games", Aspin, Jehoshaphat

Subject: World

Period: 1826 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 9.3 inches
45.7 x 23.6 cm

Designed for a geographical game created by Gautltier, this map includes geographical information and place names. The arctic areas show unknown and open ended land masses with Antarctica virtually unknown other than a short line of coastline labeled South Victoria. A rarely seen and extremely handsome double hemispheric map.

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Condition: A+

Beautiful example with dark, early impression and very fine original color.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/2/2010

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