Auction 175, Lot 13

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

Subject: World

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 8.4 inches
32.8 x 21.3 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.


Condition: B+

On a bright sheet with a 1.5" separation at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/13/2019