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Auction 185, Lot 43

"Continent Meridional Austral 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+

A dark impression with light soiling and toning.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/17/2021