Auction 144, Lot 9

"Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 8.5 inches
32 x 21.6 cm

Attractive copper-engraved map of the world with the direction of ocean currents shown throughout with little arrows. Alaska, here Alaschka, is depicted as a small island and Tasmania is still attached to a truncated Australia.

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Condition: B+

A few minor spots and a couple of tiny worm holes.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $90

Closed on 4/3/2013

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