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Auction 89, Lot 31

"Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinetement Les Terres Arctiques",

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 18 inches
45.7 x 45.7 cm
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A handsome map depicting from the pole to the Equator with good detail, and showing all the political divisions. The map was original made by the French cartographer Delisle with his characteristic scientific approach. The Northwest coast of North America is completely blank above California.


Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400


Closed on 12/8/1999