Auction 173, Lot 48

"Hemisphere Occidental du Globe Terrestre Contenant l'Amerique Septentle. et l'Amerique Mle...", Moullart-Sanson, Pierre

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication: Introduction a la Geographie en Plusieurs Cartes

Color: Black & White

8.8 x 8.2 inches
22.4 x 20.8 cm

This map of the western hemispheres includes a panel of text explaining how to project the world in plane form. A large southern continent is still prominently shown, and the coastlines of Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and the Salomon Islands are still incomplete. In North America, California is depicted as an island with the D. d'Anian separating California from a large Terre de Iesso.

References: cf. Shirley #574.

Condition: A

On paper with an "LDT" watermark, light printer's ink residue in the text at left, and light toning and chipping along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $375 - $450


Closed on 6/5/2019