Auction 88, Lot 107

"Carte de la Californie suivant", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: California

Period: 1772 (published)

Publication: Diderot's Encyclopaedie

Color: Black & White

Size:
15 x 11.5 inches
38.1 x 29.2 cm

Five depictions of California on one sheet showing various representations; Neron Pecci olen in 1604, Sanson in 1656, de L'isle in 1700, Kino in 1705, Societe des Jesuits in 1767. Many place names and dates of important explorations. A fascinating historical view of California cartography. Ref: Fite & Freeman #52. Issued folded, on thick paper. Minor discoloration in margins.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $500

Closed on 10/2/1999

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