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Auction 133, Lot 80

"Amerique Septentrionale", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North America

Period: 1685 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.5 x 6.3 inches
11.4 x 16 cm
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A charming miniature map of the North American continent featuring the southern part of the island of California. The Great Lakes are open-ended in the west and called Mer Douce and there is a north-south range of mountains called Mont de Suala. Title in drape-style cartouche. Second state, blank verso with German text above the map.

References: Burden #563; McLaughlin #81-2.

Condition: A

Estimate: $220 - $275


Closed on 9/1/2010