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Auction 143, Lot 49

"Mappemonde Physique sur la Projection de Mercator", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: World

Period: 1816 (dated)


Color: Black & White

16.2 x 11.1 inches
41.1 x 28.2 cm
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This finely engraved map on Mercator's Projection is centered on the Pacific Ocean. The map depicts the physical characteristics of the earth and is devoid of political detail. Australia is Nouvelle Hollande and is completely blank in the interior with just a few place names on the coast. Tasmania is separate.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light soiling.

Estimate: $150 - $190

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/13/2013