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Auction 195, Lot 29

"Mappemonde, Dressee par Th. Joly",

Subject: World

Period: 1871 (dated)

Publication: Grand Atlas Classique de Géographie Moderne, Moyen-Age et Ancienne

Color: Printed Color

15.3 x 11.6 inches
38.9 x 29.5 cm
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This interesting map focuses on the oceans, showing the major ocean currents, the direction and timing of the monsoons, and even a large floating sea of algae in the north Atlantic. The antarctic continent is beginning to take shape. The map is surrounded by images of ocean dwellers, including whales, dolphins, narwhals, sharks, and sea turtles. Published by Theodore Auguste Joly.


Condition: A

Light toning along the edges of the sheet with an archivally repaired centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/15/2023