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Auction 195, Lot 16

"Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mecator", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 8.3 inches
32 x 21.1 cm
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Attractive copper-engraved map of the world with the direction of ocean currents shown throughout with little arrows. Alaska, here Alaschka, is depicted as a small island, and Tasmania is still attached to a truncated Australia.


Condition: A

A crisp impression with a hint of toning and a few minor spots of foxing.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/15/2023