Auction 149, Lot 31

"L'Ancien Monde et le Nouveau en Deux Hemispheres", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.1 x 8.4 inches
40.9 x 21.3 cm

Attractive double hemisphere world map. In North America, the United States is named and confined along the eastern seaboard. The entire western region is blank with the only place name being Cape Mendocino. There is a large group of islands in the North Pacific including Alaschka in the vicinity of Alaska. Tasmania is attached to Australia and both islands of New Zealand are depicted.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding. This example has attractive color and light soiling, mostly in unengraved areas.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/21/2014

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