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Auction 187, Lot 364

"Les Isles Canaries", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 6.5 inches
19.3 x 16.5 cm
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A lovely small map of the Canary Islands showing the Ferro meridian, the line of longitude running through the westernmost of the Canary Islands, which was commonly used as the prime meridian at the time.

References: Pedley #444.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $85

Closed on 4/27/2022