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Auction 184, Lot 52

"Continent Meridional Australe ou Antarctique", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 5.9 inches
10.9 x 15 cm
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A circular south-polar projection depicting the continents with partial coastlines for Antarctica, Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. Includes the southern portions of Africa and South America.

References: Tooley (Antarctica) #34; King (2nd ed.) pp. 154-155; Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

Condition: B+

Light toning with old tape stains in the top right and bottom right sheet corners.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/15/2021