Auction 133, Lot 369

"Planisphere du Monde [on sheet with] France", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1719 (published)

Publication: Description de L'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
3.9 x 5.5 inches
9.9 x 14 cm

This interesting little sheet actually contains two maps engraved to appear as maps rolled out onto a table for viewing. The upper map shows only the Eastern Hemisphere of a double hemisphere world map. The lower map is of France with a fancy cartouche featuring a crown and flags.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/1/2010

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