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Auction 193, Lot 76


"Amerique Septentrionale et Meridionale", Expilly, Jean Joseph Georges, Abbe d'

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Period: 1777 (circa)

Publication: Le Geographe Manuel

Color: Hand Color

3.6 x 5.1 inches
9.1 x 13 cm
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This miniature map of the hemisphere delineates the major political divisions with dotted lines, including a large Louisiane in North America. A small cartouche covers the unknown northwestern part of North America with a note concerning the discoveries of Admiral de Fonte. Many interesting place names and rivers are noted.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with a small cut in the right margin and an associated 1" tear in the image that has been closed on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $25

Closed on 6/21/2023