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Auction 195, Lot 12

"Carte Generale du Globe Terrestre", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: World

Period: 1746 (published)

Publication: Methode pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie...

Color: Black & White

6.6 x 5.3 inches
16.8 x 13.5 cm
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This double hemisphere map of the world shows the island of California and a long coastline extending between Asia and North America. The large southern continent, Terre Antarctiques, still appears, and Australia and New Zealand are only partially formed. There is minimal detail within each continent, with only major rivers and lakes depicted. Engraved by Jean Baptiste Liebaux.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting and minor soiling.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 11/15/2023