Auction 169, Lot 83

"Mappe Monde Hemisphere Occidental", Anon.

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Period: 1762 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.9 x 4.1 inches
12.4 x 10.4 cm

This miniature hemisphere map includes a good amount of detail for its size. In North America, the region east of the Mississippi is labeled Nle. Angleterre, Louisiane and Floride, while the region to the west is labeled Nouveau Mexique. The only cities noted are New Orleans, Louisbourg, and Quebec. The oceans are filled with tiny islands.

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Condition: A

Minor toning along the edges of the sheet and remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/12/2018

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