Auction 169, Lot 36

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

Subject: World

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Geographique de Toutes...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.8 x 8.3 inches
32.5 x 21.1 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: A

Nice impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2018

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