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Auction 153, Lot 27

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

Subject: World

Period: 1785 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16 x 8.4 inches
40.6 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.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with minor offsetting and two small faint damp stains near the title.

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 5/20/2015